Bennett: Vaccine refusers are endangering the entire country

Bennett: Vaccine refusers are endangering the entire country

Bennett: Vaccine refusers are endangering the entire country PM warns another lockdown is possible if one million holdouts aren’t immunized, says aim is ‘to have an open and safe country’ Prime Minister Naftali Bennett issued a fresh appeal on Thursday for all Israelis to get the coronavirus vaccine, accusing those eligible to get vaccinated who have not done so of endangering the rest of the country. In a primetime television address from Tel Aviv, Bennett said the government’s aim is to allow Israelis to go about their lives unimpeded and not to reimpose COVID-19 lockdown measures. “We want to have an open and safe country. We are managing this campaign responsibly… and on the basis of facts and data,” Bennett said. Asserting vaccines alone were insufficient to cope with the more contagious Delta variant, which has been largely blamed for the resurgence of infections in Israel, Bennett urged all Israelis older than 12 to get immunized. “Every citizen over age 12 who doesn’t have a medical reason not to must go get vaccinated,” he said. “One million Israelis are refusing …
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