A Fifth of Israelis Think COVID Is a Government, Pharma Conspiracy, Poll Says

Ronny Linder
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If what Israel needs in order to fight the coronavirus is public trust and a shared view of reality, then the Israeli government – and the entire Israeli public – seems to be in serious trouble. Over a year and a half into the pandemic, after thousands of deaths and three lockdowns, a sizable chunk of the public believes that COVID-19 is “part of a conspiracy by pharmaceutical companies” (18 percent) or “part of a government conspiracy” (20 percent).

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