//Big US implications from Israel

Big US implications from Israel

How long does vaccine protection last?

https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-uk-data-offer-mixed-signals-on-vaccines-potency-against-delta-strain/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&s=09

https://www.gov.il/en/departments/topics/corona-main-sub

https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus-en/

https://www.gov.il/BlobFolder/reports/corona-flu-10072021/en/files_weekly-flu-corona_EN-2021_corona-flu-week-27-EN.pdf

Protection against getting:

Infected
Symptomatic infection
Very sick
Hospitalised
Death

Israel, After 2 doses, Protection against getting:
Infected, 39% (down from 90%)
Symptomatic infection, 41%
Very sick, 88%
Hospitalised, 91.4%
Death,

UK, Protection against getting:
Infected,
Symptomatic infection, 88%
Very sick or hospitalised,
Death,

Nadav Davidovitch, Ben-Gurion University

What we see is that the vaccine is less effective in preventing transmission,

but it’s easy to overlook that it’s still very effective in preventing hospitalization and severe cases

Israel, protection against infection, 39%

Those vaccinated in January, 16% protection
Those vaccinated in February, 44% protection
Those vaccinated in March, 67% protection
Those vaccinated in April, 75% protection

Israel, protection against symptomatic disease, 41%
Those vaccinated in January, 16% protection
Those vaccinated in February, 44% protection
Those vaccinated in March, 69% protection
Those vaccinated in April, 79% protection

Israel, protection against hospitalisation, 88%
Those vaccinated in January, 82% protection
Those vaccinated in February, 91% protection
Those vaccinated in March, 89% protection
Those vaccinated in April, 88% protection

Israel, protection against severe disease, 91%

Those vaccinated in January, 86% protection
Those vaccinated in February, 91% protection
Those vaccinated in March, 94% protection
Those vaccinated in April, 84% protection