As we read in “FT”, Brussels officials intend to do something to increase the number of vaccinated Europeans and, in a way, “force” to such a movement those who have so far refused to do so.
The head of the European Commission ensures that this is a good time to start a debate on this topic, although she admitted at the same time that it was of this type decisions will always fall within the competence of the national authorities.
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Against 150 million still unvaccinated citizens of the European Union conducting such talks is justified and understandable Ursula von der Leyen said.
Let us recall that in some countries the national authorities have already made decisions about the obligation to vaccinate, although usually for certain social groups.
Greece plans to introduce mandatory vaccinations for its citizens over 60 years of age. Representatives of this age group who fail to register for the vaccination by January 16 will be fined EUR 100 each month.
In turn, on November 19, Austria was the first European country to announce the introduction of compulsory vaccination for all citizens. As in the case of Greece, Austria has recorded an increase in SARS-CoV-2 infections over the last two months.