To fight against the spread of new variants of Covid-19, the leaders of the European Union will meet at a summit on Thursday, January 27. Objective: to take joint measures to limit the impact of this third wave. “The closing of borders within the European Union is a sensitive subjectInsists Julien Gasparutto, live from Brussels. Some countries already impose a PCR test and isolation upon arrival in their territory. (…) It will be very difficult to achieve harmonization of rules across the European Union, according to one diplomat. “
During this videoconference, members of the European Union will also address the issue of the vaccine passport. “The southern countries, very dependent on tourism, are pushing for. France is opposed to it, as long as a large part of the population has not been vaccinated. The priority will therefore be vaccines. The 27 will coordinate to pool their production capacities and their laboratories to speed up deliveries “, concludes journalist Julien Gasparutto.
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