Sumary of EU proposes booster jabs for 2022 travel as COVID cases soar:
- Article content It made its proposal as Europe again became the center of the COVID-19 pandemic even after successful vaccination campaigns, prompting some countries to consider new curbs on movement as the continent heads into winter.
- Accepting that immunity wanes over time, the executive Commission is proposing that people should be considered covered if the final dose of their primary vaccination was within the last nine months, and that this update should apply from Jan.
- EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said that the current vaccination coverage was 65% of the EU population.
- “For everyone to travel and live as safely as possible, we need to reach significantly higher vaccination rates – urgently.