Israel Will Require Quarantine For Everyone Entering The Country

Israel Will Require Quarantine For Everyone Entering The Country, by Bill Chappell.

Israel has reported nearly 40 cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. …

The policy will force people flying into Israel to enter a two-week home quarantine period and that it will be in effect for two weeks. …

The blanket policy is believed to be the first in the world in response to the coronavirus outbreak …

“Foreign nationals who cannot self-quarantine will be refused entry,” NPR’s Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem. He adds, “All Israelis returning from abroad must self-quarantine.”

At last, a western country does the right thing. Israeli policies are often smarter.