Israel vs the UK: the dilemma of curbing Covid in a post-vaccine world

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett adopts the UK ‘personal responsibility’ approach to Covid management, with a twist

20 July 2021 - 19:10 By Zev Chafets

Naftali Bennett began his term as Israel’s new prime minister by praising his predecessor for the successful Covid vaccination programme and promising more of the same. “Vaccinations, not lockdowns” has been his mantra. The pivot from state-mandated measures to personal responsibility was straight from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s playbook...

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