American tourists who have been fully vaccinated will be allowed to visit the European Union this summer, according to officials in Brussels.
Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said she expects all 27 EU member states will accept travelers who’ve received COVID-19 vaccines that the European Medicines Agency has approved. That would include the three vaccines that have been authorized for use in the United States — Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer-BioNTech.
“This will enable free movement and travel to the European Union,” von der Leyen said Sunday in an interview with The New York Times, which first reported the story.
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