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Do COVID vaccine mandates work? Early studies suggest they do
As Austria mandates COVID vaccines and Germany debates following suit, the early research suggests that announcing a vaccine mandate can boost the number of people getting the jabs.
Thirteen arrested for forging more than 60,000 fake COVID passes
Eight suspects were arrested in Lyon and another five in Paris, police said.
Spain arrests seven suspects for selling fake COVID certificates in EU
The group solid fake PCR test results and vaccine passes to online groups for between €50 and €1,000, police say.
France's 'vaccine pass' enters into force amid Omicron surge
France will restrict the unvaccinated from leisure activities, restaurants and interregional transportation from Monday.
COVID-19 vaccine passport protests in Europe draw thousands of people
Thousands of people demonstrated in European capitals on Saturday against vaccine passports and other measures imposed to tackle the pandemic.
Lyon couple charged with selling more than 1,000 fake health passes
The two suspects are accused of hacking into a nurse's record to create the fake COVID-19 certificates.
John Malkovich denied access to Venice hotel due to expired COVID pass
The 68-year-old star was in the City of the Doges for two days filming the American series 'Ripley'.
Is it counterproductive to make vaccines mandatory?
Vaccines will be mandatory in Austria from February 1. But will the move have the desired effect?
French MPs approve vaccine pass law after initial government rebuke
Under the bill, a negative COVID-19 test will no longer grant access to most public venues.
French MPs snub government by refusing overnight vaccine pass debate
Dozens of French MPs say they received death threats ahead of the debate on whether to make vaccines mandatory to enter many public facilities.
Could France soon be making the health pass mandatory in workplaces?
French ministers have indicated that implementing a health pass to access workplaces is not off the table.
Swedish company promotes biochip implant to carry your COVID passport
A Swedish tech company is leading the way on implanted microchips to carry COVID passports.
France approves vaccines for young children amid 'critical' situation
With Omicron taking hold in France, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said Wednesday "the situation is critical."
France mulls extending COVID health pass to workplaces
One union said the proposal was a covert attempt to impose mandatory vaccination.
Protest in Romania over bid to extend COVID health pass to workplaces
Romania has the EU's second-lowest vaccination rate with just 39.6% of its population fully vaccinated, compared to more than 67% for the rest of the bloc.
French police have detected 182,000 fake COVID passes in six months
France first rolled out its COVID pass in late July. It is necessary to visit restaurants, bars, cultural venues, large events and long-distance public transport.
Brits should urgently check their vaxx certificate under this new rule
Half-term travellers whose second jab was more than nine months ago will be deemed ‘unvaccinated’ in the EU.
400 investigations into fake COVID-19 health passes opened in France
The government is tightening the rules on the passes, required to enter all restaurants and a growing number of events and venues.
Italy tightens restrictions on the unvaccinated with new COVID pass
Only people who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or recently recovered from the virus are able to access cinemas, theatres, and other events.
Belgian doctor accused of being behind 2,000 false COVID vaccinations
The doctor is alleged to have falsified vaccine certificates to help people avoid COVID-19 restrictions.