National Rugby League (NRL) players and their families have been banned from their balconies and ordered to tape them shut to stop Covid in parts of Queensland, Australia.
BERLIN (AP) – German politicians were deeply divided Sunday over a warning by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff that restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if COVID-19 infection numbers reach new heights in the coming months.
People in the United Kingdom who have not been “fully vaccinated” are reportedly set to be prohibited from attending Premier League football matches.
Starting on August 6th, all Italians over the age of 12 will have to present a vaccine passport or “Green Pass” to eat indoors in restaurants or engage in other activities such as going to gyms and theatres.
Thousands of Britons gathered in London to protest against Prime Minister Boris Johnson plan to mandate vaccine passports for daily life.
PARIS (AP) – Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France’s yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have a special virus pass to enter restaurants and mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for all health care workers.
Around 300 anti-vaccine passport protesters stormed the town hall of Chambéry, denouncing French measures to implement a vaccine passport.
Tory lockdown sceptics are threatening to boycott October’s Conservative Party Conference if vaccination passports become a legal requirement for entry under government guidelines.
(AFP) — Thousands marched through Australia’s two biggest cities in anti-lockdown protests Saturday, sparking violent clashes with police in Sydney.
Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi confirmed that the government will pursue vaccine passports as a condition of entry to nightclubs and is exploring an annual booster strategy against the Chinese coronavirus.
Britain’s creepily-titled Vaccines Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, has announced that from September only double-jabbed adults will be allowed into nightclubs. This, it almost goes without saying, is an announcement of the purest evil.
PARIS (AP) – A French Holocaust survivor has denounced anti-vaccination protesters comparing themselves to Jews who were persecuted by Nazi Germany during World War II. French officials and anti-racism groups joined the 94-year-old in expressing indignation.
Today is ‘Freedom Day’ in Britain, with many restrictions on personal liberty lifted, at least in theory, and venues such as nightclubs allowed to reopen — but critics say the country’s liberation is largely illusory.
Beginning in October, only students who have had a coronavirus vaccine or can provide a negative test weekly would be allowed to attend Greek university classes under new plans.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) – European nations are scrambling to ramp up vaccination drives, using a carrot-and-stick approach to persuade the reluctant to get their shots as the more transmissible delta variant drives a surge in infections.
Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly looking to mandate vaccine passports for pubs, restaurants, and clubs by the autumn.
LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a strong hint Saturday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England this month will be delayed as a result of the spread of the delta variant first identified in India.
People’s Party of Canada (PPC) leader Maxime Bernier was arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Manitoba on Friday after being accused of violating Wuhan virus guidelines.
Global vaccine passport advocate Tony Blair has said there should be a “distinction between the vaccinated and unvaccinated, and that those who have been inoculated against the Chinese coronavirus should be able to “enjoy greater freedom” from restrictions and to travel.
Tony Blair has called for vaccine apartheid in which the vaccinated get special privileges while the unvaccinated are treated as pariahs. Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, eyes glinting, skin looking almost unfeasibly orange, the former prime minister said: We
It is “time to distinguish” between the freedoms afforded to those who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus and those who haven’t, said former British prime minister Tony Blair.
Broadway composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has said that people who decline to be vaccinated are “selfish” and similar to people who decide to drive drunk and kill others.
Boris Johnson announced on Monday that people may hug each other again after more than a year of social restrictions due to the Chinese coronavirus — but they should “exercise care and common sense” when doing so.
If an Englishman’s home is his castle and his second home is his local pub, then Prime Minister Boris Johnson deserves to be run out of the country right now for what he has just said about “vaccine passports”.