Italy prepares law to make COVID health passport compulsory for all workers

ROME, September 16 (Reuters) – Italy set to become the first country in Europe to require all workers to have a COVID-19 “Green Pass”, with cabinet set to approve the measure in a meeting later Thursday, officials said. The pass is a digital or paper certificate showing that a person has received at least one … Read more

France suspends 3,000 health workers as Europe targets vaccine refusal

Medical staff work in the intensive care unit (ICU) where patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated at the hospital in Cambrai, France, April 1, 2021. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol PARIS, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – Hospitals, retirement homes and health centers have suspended around 3,000 workers across France for failing to comply with compulsory COVID … Read more

Philip Morris signs deal for Vectura in UK despite health group concerns

Philip Morris International’s research and development headquarters is pictured next to the company’s cigarette factory in Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland on March 17, 2017. Photo taken on March 17, 2017. REUTERS / Paritosh Bansal / File Photo Holders of around 75% of Vectura shares support the tender PMI needed 50% backing to get deal done Extends deadline … Read more