Despite Israel’s astonishing success against coronavirus, US State Department warns citizens against visiting the country due to a “high level of COVID-19”

Israel fights back as State Department issues travel warning despite Covid success
by Paul Shindman
April 28, 2021

Israel is fighting back and telling Americans it’s safe to visit Israel, a Tourism Ministry official told World Israel News Wednesday, after the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about “a high level of COVID-19” in Israel, a warning that appeared detached from reality. On Tuesday, the State Department actually lowered its travel alert for Israel from level 4 to level 3, but at the same time advised Americans to “reconsider travel” due to “a high level of COVID-19 in the country” – even though Israel has been gaining accolades for its national vaccination campaign that has dropped infections to record low levels and allowed the economy to reopen. READ MORE

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