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Netanyahu’s ‘Obsession’ Helped Pfizer Choose Israel for Study

Frontline Medical Workers Receive Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine
Photographer: Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg

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Pfizer Inc. chose Israel for a nationwide Covid-19 vaccination study, supplying enough shots to quickly inoculate the entire eligible population, after dozens of phone calls from its prime minister, sometimes in the middle of the night.