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EU Vaccine Passports Draw Closer Amid Calls to Speed Rollout (1)

March 1, 2021, 2:57 PM

European Union health ministers were told Monday they need to ramp up coronavirus vaccinations as the bloc’s executive arm prepares plans for certificates that will ease a return to normality for those who are immunized.

On a video call with ministers, EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said that more mass testing and genome sequencing are needed to track mutations. In addition to improvements in detection, the bloc’s health chief warned governments they need to accelerate inoculations to match the increasing pace of deliveries.

“We are expecting the productions and the deliveries to be increasing over the coming weeks or months,” Kyriakides ...

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