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Double Vaccine to Spur Foreign Travel, U.K.’s Johnson Says

  • Government due to make statement Thursday on travel rules
  • People with both vaccine doses may be able to avoid quarantine
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Britons who have received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine will be given extra freedom to travel around the world, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, as the U.K. prepares to set out new rules on foreign trips.

British officials have been weighing up allowing people who have been fully vaccinated to return to England without the need to quarantine for 10 days after visiting medium risk destinations. Johnson signaled on Thursday that the government will move ahead with the plan.