The European vaccine passport will land on July 1. He will resume raw information: vaccinated with such a vaccine, one or two doses, etc. But on what this data entails, the conditions under which you can arrive or return to the territory after a trip without having to undergo a PCR test or quarantine, the states will have some leeway. Is one considered to be fully vaccinated after the first dose two weeks after this first dose, so that the antibodies have time to form? After the second? “If it weren’t for going on vacation, the question wouldn’t even arise. The problem mainly concerns AstraZeneca, since the second dose is given two to three months after the first, so in full during the holidays or after. But scientifically speaking, the two doses option is the best, in order to protect the individual and because we are less carrier of the virus after two doses “, analysis Yves Van Laethem, porte-parole Covid 19.
In this setup, a patient vaccinated with Pfizer next week would not receive their second dose until around July 10. If he goes abroad at the beginning of July, the person should at least be tested on his return from his trip abroad and therefore pay 47 euros, but also be placed in quarantine. If he is vaccinated with AstraZeneca in June, it is during the whole summer that he would not be covered …
Countries highly dependent on tourism, such as Tunisia, have announced that a dose is enough to be exempt from quarantine at the hotel. Europe, via Didier Reynders, proposes to consider any candidate for travel as fully vaccinated fourteen days after receiving his last dose of vaccine.
According to our information, pressure exists, in particular on the side of the Minister of Health Frank Vandenbroucke, to impose the two doses, with the aim of achieving collective immunity of 70% in the population. “ You are Apart from a single dose for the coronapass, the risk is that some people will not make it to the appointment for the second. Because we know, the fact of traveling more freely constitutes a carrot to be vaccinated “, slips us a federal source.