People wear face masks as they shop in a main market in Jerusalem, Israel, July 16, 2020.

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Israeli officials took quick action against the coronavirus this spring and reduced the rate of infections to one of the lowest in the world. The situation is quite different today. Experts say Israel went from being a model for other nations to a cautionary tale on what happens when a nation opens too much and too quickly.

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People wear face masks as they shop in a main market in Jerusalem, Israel, July 16, 2020.

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