- It comes as the country deals with soaring cases despite blazing a trail on jabs
- The country’s national coronavirus czar says people should expect to receive a new vaccination against the virus more frequently – ‘every five to six months’
- Israel expected to give out vaccines that have been specially adapted to cope with different variants of the coronavirus by late 2021 or early 2022, he says
Israel is set to begin preparations to administer fourth doses of the coronavirus vaccines as the country deals with soaring cases despite its trail-blazing roll-out of jabs.
The country’s national coronavirus czar Salman Zarka said the country needs to prepare for a fourth injection, which could be modified to better protect against new variants of the virus.
‘Given that that the virus is here and will continue to be here, we also need to prepare for a fourth injection,’ he told Kan public radio.
‘This is our life from now on, in waves.’
It’s basically over already. It will end this October. Or maybe it won’t be over till next spring, or late next year, or two or three years down the road.
From the most respected epidemiologists to public health experts who have navigated past disease panics, from polemicists to political partisans, there are no definitive answers to the central question in American life: As a Drudge Report headline put it recently, “is it ever going to end?”