WASHINGTON — A prime European Union official mentioned Sunday that People who’ve been vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus illness 2019 (COVID-19) ought to have the ability to journey to Europe by summer time, easing present journey restrictions.
European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen instructed The New York Instances that the union’s 27 members would settle for, unconditionally, all those that are vaccinated with vaccines which can be authorised” by the European Medicines Company. The company has authorised the three vaccines utilized in america (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson).
“The People, so far as I can see, use European Medicines Company-approved vaccines,” Ms. von der Leyen mentioned. “This may allow free motion and journey to the European Union.”
She didn’t say when journey might resume. The EU largely shut down nonessential journey greater than a yr in the past.
European Union international locations agreed this month to launch COVID-19 journey passes that might allow individuals who have been vaccinated in opposition to the illness, recovered from an an infection or have examined unfavorable to journey extra simply. — Reuters