Germany to end free COVID tests to boost vaccination rates – The Times of Israel

Germany will end free coronavirus tests in October in a push to incentivize more people to get vaccinated, an arrangement agreed upon by regional leaders and the federal government.
With COVID-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery required to access facilities including restaurants, cinemas or gyms, people who refuse to get the shot will have to pay to prove they are infection-free come autumn or risk being shut out.
As The Times of Israel’s environment reporter, I try to convey the facts and science behind climate change and environmental degradation, to explain – and critique – the official policies affecting our future, and to describe Israeli technologies that can form part of the solution.
I am passionate about the natural world and disheartened by the dismal lack of awareness to environmental issues shown by most of the public and politicians in Israel.
I’m proud to be doing my part to keep Times of Israel readers properly informed about this vital subject – which can and does effect policy change.
Your support, through membership in The Times of Israel Community, enables us to continue our important work. Would you join our Community today?
Thank you,
Sue Surkes, Environment Reporter
We’re really pleased that you’ve read X Times of Israel articles in the past month.
That’s why we come to work every day – to provide discerning readers like you with must-read coverage of Israel and the Jewish world.
So now we have a request. Unlike other news outlets, we haven’t put up a paywall. But as the journalism we do is costly, we invite readers for whom The Times of Israel has become important to help support our work by joining The Times of Israel Community.
For as little as $6 a month you can help support our quality journalism while enjoying The Times of Israel AD-FREE, as well as accessing exclusive content available only to Times of Israel Community members.
Coronavirus latest

source

129 thoughts on “Germany to end free COVID tests to boost vaccination rates – The Times of Israel”

  1. Pingback: 1angelic

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.