European Commissioner Kyriakides: EU border crossing rules to be changed due to COVID-19
The European Union (EU) will soon change its borders due to the worsening situation with the coronavirus. This was stated by European Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides, reports La Razon.
According to the European Commissioner, the border crossing rules will be changed in the coming days. At the moment it is not known what kind of changes are in question. “The winter will be very hard. In December and January there will be a heavy burden on hospitals, “she concluded.
Kyriakides stressed that countries in which less than 80 percent of citizens are vaccinated will have to tighten restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19. She recalled the need to be vaccinated and noted that each country can take decisive measures against the background of an increase in the incidence.
Earlier, the Director of the European Bureau of the World Health Organization (WHO) Hans Kluge predicted the death of half a million people in Europe due to COVID- 19. According to him, the next wave of coronavirus in the European region is observed due to the approaching cold weather, low vaccination rates in a number of countries and the emergence of more infectious strains. The head of the bureau called for the start of a legislative and public discussion on the issue of compulsory vaccination.