EU To Open Borders To Vaccinated American Tourists

The Washington Post reports:

The European Union on Wednesday agreed to open its borders to vaccinated Americans and others, after more than a year in which travel into the bloc has been severely restricted, a spokesman said Wednesday.

The decision represents a formal turning point away from the eerie, economy-sapping status quo of the pandemic, when major cities — from Amsterdam to Rome — have been empty of international tourists.

One final round of approvals will be necessary in the coming days, but the sign-off is not in doubt after the plan was agreed by ambassadors on Wednesday.

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