Israel’s Booster Program’s Not Stopping Sky Rocketing Cases and Higher Number of Deaths—What’s Going On?

Israel's Booster Program's Not Stopping Sky Rocketing Cases and Higher Number of Deaths—What's Going On?

Note that views expressed in this opinion article are the writer’s personal views and not necessarily those of TrialSite.

Starting in July Israel commenced the most aggressive booster vaccination program worldwide.  The nation has one of the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates at 63%. What follows are some graphs depicting the situation there. Despite the booster program Israel now has one of the highest infection rates per million in the world.

1) Here is the URL for the site that I used the data to build the graphs: https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus

2) Here is my first graph to show the % of the populations fully vaccinated, with Israel as of Sept 14th being 63% 

Graph A

Israel=as of Sept 13th fully vaccinated population 63%, US 53%, India 12%

3) Here is the graph I built for the infections per million persons to normalize and I used Israel, the US to compare and India given India’s very low vaccination rate; as you see Israel has extensively more infections and the question is, what transpired post the implementation of the booster (3rd vaccine) program on August 1. It must have had a good result by turning the increase in case...

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