Israel Defense Forces Declare That They Are The First Military In The World With Herd Immunity Against Covid-19

An IDF soldier receives a coronavirus vaccine in an undated photograph. (Israel Defense Forces)
Times Of Israel: IDF declares: We are first military in the world with herd immunity
81% of troops already protected against COVID-19 and more getting vaccinated each day; ‘Things look a lot like they did a year ago,’ chief medical officer says
The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday announced that its vaccination campaign had successfully given its troops “herd immunity” against the coronavirus, which it said made it the first army to achieve that goal.
“After 10 weeks, I can declare that the IDF is the first military in the world to reach herd immunity,” Maj. Gen. Itzik Turgeman, the head of the military’s Technology and Logistics Directorate, told reporters on Thursday.
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WNU Editor: For a country where the majority of its citizens have been vaccinated, new Covid-19 infection numbers in Israel are still high (3,230 new cases yesterday). But the number of deaths have decreased substantially (17 yesterday).Original Article

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