Ukraine intends to introduce vaccination passports.

This information learned from a statement on the President's website.

"At a conference call on preventing the spread of coronavirus disease, chaired by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy ... the issue of introducing vaccination passports, which is now being considered in many countries of Europe and the world, was raised," the statement reads.

Such passports are already being developed by the countries of the European Union, the USA, Switzerland, Israel.

"We also need to develop our own system of appropriate certification, as well as to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, it is necessary to cover 70% of the adult population with vaccines against COVID-19," Zelenskyy said.

The Ministry of Health announced that in the near future Ukraine is expected to receive 300,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 117,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine under the COVAX program. Besides, negotiations on direct contracts for the purchase of vaccines are underway. The second dose will start at the end of May, that is, 12 weeks after the first dose.

Source: ukranews.com