Israel has triggered a third national lockdown after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the pandemic was "spreading at top speed," including some cases of the more transmissible variant of the disease first identified in the UK.
Prior to the new restrictions, Israel had been dominating global headlines for emerging as a world leader in vaccine roll-out.
Manfred Green, professor of epidemiology at the University of Haifa, says there are two key reasons behind the rapid speed of Israel's vaccination program.
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