Entire Populations Vaccinated to Create Covid-Free Islands
Fancy the idea of traveling to a small island in Italy this summer? In the effort to contain the impact of coronavirus on the summer season, the country is now working to immunize a number of holiday destinations from Covid-19, starting from its smaller islands.
Following the example of Greece – which has already vaccinated the whole population on most of its islands – Italy has recently begun dialogue with mayors to ensure that the conditions for a fully functioning and safe summer season are met.
The first region to start working on enhanced Covid-19 measures on tourist islands was Naples’ Campania. Specifically, in Procida (Italy’s Culture Capital in 2022), Capri and Ischia, specific priority protocols – entailing mass vaccination of the local population, regardless of age – are being put into place so that the islands can begin welcoming tourists as soon as possible. read more
Source: Irene Dominioni | Forbes