The heads of government of the European Union agree. The EU vaccination certificate should come. For the time being, however, it is only available as a medical document.
The topic Vaccination certificate and thus possible privileges for vaccinated people is currently being hotly debated. Last had foreign minister Heiko Maas restarted the debate as it could special rights For Vaccinated brought into play. Should immunized people be allowed to go to the cinema, restaurants or the bar next door again? This question is currently of concern to lawyers, politicians and doctors alike.
EU summit on the corona strategy: Are there any advantages for vaccination card holders?
But the fact is that there will soon be an EU vaccination certificate. Federal Chancellor have relied on it Angela Merkel and the other heads of government of the EU member states agreed in a four and a half hour video meeting. One EU vaccination certificate but it should only be used as a medical document give. Means: It is a kind of certificate that the vaccinee after Corona vaccination gets. It is still unclear at EU level whether it will benefits For Vaccinated should give.
Southern European holiday countries such as Spain and Portugal in particular hope that travel will soon be easier again. The current rule is that travelers have to be in quarantine in many countries. Vacation trips are therefore not recommended in Germany. Especially the tourist countries hit them Travel restrictions in the corona crisis* hard. All the greater is the hope that the Corona vaccinations and one EU vaccination certificate soon becomes easier with travel.
EU summit on the Corona strategy: This is what the EU Commission proposes
The fact is that it’s on the topic EU vaccination certificate and benefits For Vaccinated there are still many question marks. Regardless of the debate, calls on the Commission President Ursula von der Leyen more Corona tests within the European Union. In particular, the new mutations of the corona virus are causing the head of the EU Commission to worry.
The Commission President also spoke about borders. As the Bild newspaper reports, von der Leyen suggests one “Dark red” marking For Hotspot zones within the EU in front. Travel restrictions, as well as a test and quarantine obligation, could come into effect in such regions. Irrespective of this, the President of the Commission proposes a general Compulsory test For Entrants out Non-EU countries to impose. And what about travel bans?
EU summit on the corona strategy: will travel bans come again?
Belgium in particular had Travel bans in the EU always brought into play. After the virtual meeting of the heads of government, the Commission President made it clear that Travel bans The matter of the countries remained. Means: Each member state of the EU decides on possible Border closings himself. Regardless of this, von der Leyen advises against travel abroad that is not absolutely necessary.
The heads of government of the member states also agree that the domestic market must continue to function within the EU despite the rampant coronavirus pandemic. The subject too Vaccines was in the virtual EU summit for further Corona strategy discussed. All heads of government agreed that Vaccines should be delivered as quickly as possible, writes Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz after the meeting on Twitter.
EU summit on the corona strategy: Commission names ambitious vaccination targets
Kurz assumes that AstraZeneca’s corona vaccine will be available in the coming week EU is allowed. The Commission has an ambitious goal. As the Bild newspaper reported, by summer 2021 at the latest, around 70 percent of EU citizens are against the Coronavirus be vaccinated. According to the Commission, 80 percent of the over 80s and nursing and health workers should be immunized by March 2021.
It is questionable whether it will actually go that fast. Recently, there have been repeated delays in delivery of the corona vaccine – also in Germany. *echo24.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
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