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EU Proposes 9-Month Limit on Covid Vaccine Validity for Travel

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  • Bloc’s move likely to strengthen case for booster shots
  • Proposals cover travel from inside and outside European Union
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The European Union is recommending a 9-month time limit for the validity of Covid-19 vaccinations for travel into and within the bloc and also is proposing to prioritize vaccinated travelers.

The European Commission is proposing that member states should continue welcoming all travelers inoculated with shots approved by the bloc, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. It also called for countries to reopen as of Jan. 10 to all those who have used vaccines approved by the World Health Organization.