European authorities finally decided to drop the contagion map approach to decide who gets in and who gets out of the bloc and switch to a coordinated mechanism based on each individual's vaccination status against COVID-19, the European Council announced Tuesday.
The Argentina province of Córdoba has announced a series of restrictions in an attempt to slow down the spread of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 which has been expanding rapidly, it was reported.
French authorities are investigating the alleged existence of over 110,000 fake certificates of vaccination against COVID-19, which are required to enter restaurants, cultural venues or ride long-distance public transport.
The Government of Argentina has finally announced a health pass with being required for people aged 13 and over to attend or carry out “activities of high epidemiological and sanitary risk,” according to the administrative decision signed by President Alberto Fernández, Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur and Health Minister Carla Vizzotti.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro once again insisted on his stance regarding compulsory COVID-19 vaccination certificates for arriving foreign travelers, which sparked a new controversy with São Paulo State Governor João Doria.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro, known for his personal stance in favor of freedom of choice regarding COVID-19 vaccination, has announced arriving travelers who have not been immunized will be put through mandatory quarantine.
Health ministers of all Argentine jurisdictions gathered under the Federal Council known as COFESA, Monday announced the guidelines for a nationwide Health Pass had been agreed upon and that its final details were to be specified shortly.
Colombia is to require foreign travellers to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 attesting to a full treatment, President Iván Duque announced Monday.
The Argentine Province of Buenos Aires, which concentrates most of the country's beach resorts, has announced a Health Pass will be required for people over the age of 13 starting Dec. 21.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Thursday announced the Government's Health Pass will be ready next week. The permit, which will ban those who lack it from accessing certain activities, is regarded as an incentive for people to take their COVID-19 vaccines.