Kurz Demands Benefits for Covid-19 Vaccinated

Business ♦ Published: February 25, 2021; 16:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

In a video summit with other EU heads of states, Chancellor Kurz promotes a so-called "green passport", which would allow Covid-19 vaccinated, tested and recovered to have certain benefits. The opinions of the different EU countries vary and a consensus is yet to be found in this matter.

At the virtual EU summit with other heads of state and government, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz supports the idea of a "green passport" for Covid-19 vaccinated. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Tatic

The virtual EU summit of heads of state and government focuses on coordination in the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccine procurement.

Topics include faster approval procedures and the expansion of production capacities through greater cooperation among manufacturers. …