EU Commission President Ursula from the Leyen has spoken out in favor of a general compulsory corona vaccination in the European Union to consider. “We should have a compulsory vaccination in the Think about the EU ”, said von the Leyen on Wednesday in Brussels. She justified this with the Spread the new Omikron variant and the fact that a third the EU citizens have not yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The vaccination requirement is “a discussion that needs to be held,” said from the Leyen Further. A common approach in the Member States is needed. Austria was the first EU country to agree on a general vaccination requirement from February. For Germany had the Chancellor-designate Olaf Scholz announced a legislative procedure for a general vaccination requirement on Tuesday. According to him, it could be initiated this year. (Apa / Red)