WALL STREET JOURNAL
In Israel, Being Fully Vaccinated Now Means Three Shots
by Dov Lieber
August 31, 2021
Israel is upping the vaccine ante, pressing citizens to get Covid-19 booster shots and saying those who don’t will face restrictions on traveling, dining out and other activities. Holders of Israel’s vaccine passports must get a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine within six months of their second dose, or lose the so-called green pass that allows them more freedom. “We are updating what it means to be vaccinated,” said Israel’s coronavirus czar, Salman Zarka, at a press conference Sunday unveiling the new policy. READ MORE
DAILY MAIL Israel is now the world’s Covid hotspot: Cases soar despite country’s trail-blazing vaccine roll-out – sparking fears other highly-vaccinated countries will be hit by another wave due to jabs’ waning immunity Israel recorded 1,892 cases per million people on Wednesday — nearly 0.2% of entire population in single day. Despite being one of the most vaccinated nations in world, country is in midst of an unprecedented new wave.