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Israel IDs three COVID cases of South American strains in vaccinated arrivals – Haaretz

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Israel has identified its first two cases of the Brazilian variant of coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on Monday, as well as the first case of the Chilean strain.
All three cases were discovered through genetic sequencing in vaccinated Israelis who had recently returned from abroad.
In recent weeks, Brazil and Chile have recorded record-high surges in COVID cases, prompting some countries to impose quarantine and travel restrictions on arrivals from the two South American nations.
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