No consensus yet on the “ vaccine passport ” at WHO level, according to the Ministry of Health
There is a discussion over vaccine passports but no consensus on this at the World Health Organization level and, under current guidelines, people with negative Covid-19 test reports can travel, said on Saturday. the Ministry of Health.
Responding to a question during a briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the country, Lav Agarwal, deputy secretary of the Union’s Ministry of Health, said discussions were still ongoing on the ‘ “ vaccination passport ”, which means that people are allowed to travel abroad if they have taken Covid-19 vaccination.
He said relevant action will be taken if there is consensus.
“So far, there is no consensus at WHO level on this subject. Discussions are still ongoing as to whether those vaccinated will be allowed. From now on, according to WHO guidelines and country guidelines, people with negative Covid test reports are allowed. Relevant action will be taken when a global consensus is reached, ”Agarwal said.
Representatives of EU countries earlier this week agreed to measures to allow visitors to be fully vaccinated. Member states have been recommended to ease restrictions, especially for those who have taken an EU-approved vaccine.
Christian Wigand, spokesperson for the European Commission, said after the meeting that EU ambassadors had agreed to update the approach for traveling outside the European Union.
The European Council “now recommends member states to ease certain restrictions, in particular for people vaccinated with a vaccine authorized by the EU,” he added.
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