Israel Leads World In Vaccination With 12% of Population Taken Jab

Israel has already vaccinated one million citizens against the Covid-19 virus - Image Source: Twitter

ISRAEL has become a world leader in Covid-19 vaccination, with over 12% of its population having taken the jab so far.

Israel successfully secured a large volume of Pfizer vaccine doses quickly after its release, and have now vaccinated 11.55 people for every hundred Israelis. In the race for full national vaccination, Isreal is followed by Gulf state Bahrain with 3.49 for every hundred citizens and the UK with 1.47.

Israel began vaccinating its population on December 19th and have already given the jab to over a million people. Nearly 150,000 Israelis are vaccinated every day, with priority given to the over 60s, health workers, and those with underlying vulnerable health conditions.

Part of the Middle Eastern country’s success is attributed to its keen logistics. The vaccine doses were rapidly subdivided, with small shipments distributed to small communities ensuring the Covid-19 medicine reached those outside the major cities of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Jafa.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu predicts that his country will exit the worst of the pandemic as early as February 2021, as Israel currently undergoes its third national lockdown. 


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Oisin is an Irish writer based in Seville, the sunny capital of Andalucia. After starting his working life as a bookseller, he moved into journalism and cut his teeth as a reporter at one of Ireland's biggest news websites. Since joining Euro Weekly News in November, he has enjoyed covering the latest stories from Seville, Spain and further afield - with special interests in crime, cybersecurity, and European politics. Anyone who can pronounce his name first try gets a free cerveza...

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