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Djebbari rejects the idea of ​​a vaccine passport for travel

2021-01-11T08:58:40.518Z

The Minister of Transport believes that priority should be given to vaccination campaigns to achieve "international collective immunity".



France does not seem to be heading towards the establishment of a "

vaccine passport

" for travel The Minister of Transport, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, dismissed the idea on Monday.

We are in a vaccination sequence.

It is (these vaccines) that will allow us to regain our freedom and that is what we must support rather than compartmentalizing the population according to whether they are vaccinated or not,

”he said on the LCI platform.

To read also: "

Green passport

", obligation to be vaccinated: freedom in danger

While some airlines, such as the Australian Qantas, pushes the idea of ​​this passport, which would condition access to transport to vaccination, Jean-Baptiste Djebbari explains that in France, it is "

rather no

".

"

In most of the countries, it is illegal

", he also specifies.

The Minister of Transport believes that efforts should at this stage focus on the vaccination campaign.

"

We have a vaccination campaign that is starting all over the world with the will to go quickly in order to have, no later than next fall, international collective immunity

," he explains.

"

The meaning of the story is to accelerate strongly on vaccination so as to create this definitive defense and not resort to segmentation of the population

".

Source: lefigaro

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