Why Israel’s Multilingual Approach to Vaccination Works — and Why Our Monolingual One Doesn’t
Israel’s Ministry of Health has been taking a very multilingual approach to its vaccination campaign, with videos in Hebrew, Arabic, Russian and Amharic on vaccines and how they work, plus hasbara in Yiddish.
All the videos are up on YouTube and can be viewed here:
The short and clear one-minute videos discuss subjects like how effective vaccines are and how the technology works. A viewer can watch an explanation of the rate of protection after each dose.
Here, Dr. Anat Engel explains — in Hebrew — that tens of thousands of people participated in the vaccine trials, and that vaccine efficacy can reach 95% after the second dose.