Europeans vaccinated against Covid-19 with AstraZeneca will be able to travel to the United States in November. .
The White House announced today the lifting of the travel ban from “early November” for all foreign nationals provided they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
“This applies to all people who have been vaccinated with FDA-approved vaccines,” explained Breton, who coordinates the EU supply of vaccines against Covid, and met with the White Coordinator. Jeff Zayenz pandemic house.
“He told me that for other vaccines, for AstraZeneca in particular, it is their health service that will decide but he seemed to be positive and optimistic,” he added.
“What we concluded from the discussions we had was that he was convinced that it was a harmony of health service but based on the data available (for vaccines recognized by the European health authorities), there was no concern,” the European Commissioner explained.
Thierry Breton wrote to Zainez about the schedule, and specifically if this permission can be given until November 1, the previous validity of the restrictions principle: “It seemed to be positive for the video days as well,” he said.
Breton stressed that his teams worked hard to remove these limited “no longer meaningful”.
Earlier today, Breton told the Americans that Europe “became the first continent in the world not only in terms of vaccine production, export as we explain more than half of our production as opposed to the US. But also in terms of the number of people vaccinated as it is the first continent in the world in number of ‘fully vaccinated’ “.
“We are in a situation where we are the first continent and we are under restrictions like China, Iran and other countries, that makes absolutely no sense,” he insisted.
Breton travels to Washington today and tomorrow, Tuesday.
On Tuesday, he will make an intervention at the American think tank Atlantic Council.