UK travel restrictions: Tourists with India and China-made Covid vaccines no longer have to isolate on arrival


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Travellers visiting England who had vaccines developed in China and India will no longer be required to isolate. People who have had the China-manufactured Sinovac and Sinopharm Beijing jabs, or India’s Covaxin jab, will be considered fully vaccinated for the purposes of travel to the UK, meaning they will not have to isolate in line with current travel rules. Previously, only travellers who had one of the four jabs approved by UK regulators – the Pfizer/BioNTech , Oxford-AstraZeneca , Moderna and Janssen – were considered fully vaccinated for travel. Despite concerns over their efficacy, China-made jabs have been rolled out...