EU to propose digital vaccination passport in March, von der Leyen says


FILE PHOTO: President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen addresses a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the start of the German Presidency by video conference at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium July 2, 2020. John Thys/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital vaccination passport, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday.

"As for the question of what the digital green passport could look like: we will submit a legislative proposal in March," she said in a video conference with German conservative lawmakers.

(Reporting by Sabine Siebold; editing by Philip Blenkinsop)

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