Germany ponders new freedoms for the fully vaccinated
May 4, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Germany is considering new plans to give extra rights and freedoms to people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
(CNN)Germany is considering new plans to give extra rights and freedoms to people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
The lower house -- the Bundestag -- will meet Thursday to discuss the proposals, but questions remain over how people will prove they've had the vaccine and whether the possible loosening of the rules is confusing, unsafe or unfair.
Vaccinated people will also be allowed to meet in private without restrictions, according to the plan, which if voted through Germany's parliament could come into effect as early as Saturday.
While the possible loosening of restrictions has fanned a debate about unfair privileges, German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht told n-tv that the state should not infringe upon the rights of those who have had their shots: "By getting vaccinated, those people now again have the possibility to live out their basic rights.