Painting with a broad brush, the Western world has a higher number of democracies, whereas the Eastern world is more authoritarian. Looking at the data, there’s a stark impact in the COVID-19 response.
As of the 3rd of January 2021, 1 million Israelis had the first shot of a two-phase BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine. As of this today, on the 10th of February, over 50% of the population; 3.5 million; had been given the first shot, or fully vaccinated.
As the world’s most populous country India possesses a challenge beyond many nations to fight COVID-19.