Perhaps you’ve gotten the original COVID-19 jab and you’re ready to hit the road and travel.
Not so fast.
A new travel trend is emerging which is changing what it means to be “fully vaccinated” – and these cities won’t even let you move around unless you’ve gotten not only the COVID-19 shot – but the booster too.
Here we go again.
For months, travelers were told if they “just wear a mask” or “just produce a negative COVID-19 test” or more lately “just get the COVID-19 shot” they can travel freely and participate in the “new normal” version of society.
But the rules are changing yet again, and bureaucrats have suddenly decided getting vaccinated “doesn’t really count” unless you’ve gotten the booster jab too.
Travelers looking to take a romantic trip to France may be out of luck – at least for the near foreseeable future.
For now, you can enter France without a booster shot if you’ve gotten either the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson vaccine – but that might be all you can do.
France enacted their vaccine passport called “pass sanitaire” which is used to restrict access to public spaces unless one is “fully vaccinated” AND has the booster shot.
The new rules went into effect January 15, 2022 – stating that any traveler age 18 and up must be fully vaccinated AND have the booster.
The Points Guy reported:
“The French health pass, also known as the “pass sanitaire,” will soon be referred to as the French vaccine pass or “pass vaccinal,” according to Atout France, the official French government tourism agency.
This means that starting Saturday, Jan. 15, all tourists to France that are over 18 will need to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, in addition to proof of a third dose or booster administered within five to seven months after one’s final dose of a vaccine accepted by the French government.”
Before you start to curse France – the same requirements are slowly creeping into the United States.
Hawaii has ranked consistently as one of the most anti-liberty states since the start of COVID-19 – even arresting a guy for walking on the beach… by himself.
And now, certain popular islands like Maui are forcing through even more rules.
Being fully vaccinated is no longer enough to get you into certain places in Maui – you must have the booster jab too.
Maui County Mayor Mike Victorino tried to hide behind “science” to justify forcing people to get vaccinated just to eat indoors.
Hawaii News Now reported:
“Science says that after the second shot of Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations or the single Johnson & Johnson shot vaccinations weaken after about six months,” Victorino said.
“Beginning Jan. 8, that means patrons who seek service indoors need to show proof that they’ve received a booster shot as soon as they are eligible, which means after six months have passed since the last dose or Pfizer or Moderna, or two months after Johnson & Johnson.”
But of course, this is coming from the same state who also requires kids to get vaccinated to eat indoors.
But if Biden has his way – more restrictions are coming in the near future – as the hysteria over COVID-19 continues to spread.
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