Israel has recently expanded its program for the Covid-19 booster shots for anyone over the age of 12 years. As per reports the coronavirus booster shot begin in the last month with Israel is over the age of sixties. Later it was expanded in several phases over a weak for people of various age groups including the 30s, 40s, and 50s.
Some 2 million people have received their third dose. Israel is one of the first countries to get a population vaccinated earlier this year, thus allowing the government to implement relaxation in the covid-19 restrictions on the public places. However, with the rapid spread of the Delta variant, Israel is right now is one of the world’s highest affected States.
Even among those who are vaccinated, it has become for them as well to mandatorily wear masks and limit their movement in crowded areas. Israel gave approval to the booster program after the medical experts concluded that the effectiveness of the vaccine disappears with time.
They are now offering boosters to anyone who got vaccinated 5 months back. As per Prime Minister Neftali Bennett, the third vaccination is working well and the morbidity rate has begun to lower.