Trieste, Center of Italy’s Anti-Vaccine Protests, Is Now a Covid Hot Spot

Trieste, Center of Italy’s Anti-Vaccine Protests, Is Now a Covid Hot Spot

TRIESTE, Italy — When Italy introduced Europe’s toughest and most expansive health pass last month, the northeastern port city of Trieste became the epicenter of protests as vaccine skeptics marched alongside dock workers who shouted that the measure infringed on their right to work.Now, two weeks later, Trieste has emerged as a center of something … Read more

Italy’s New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

Italy's New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

ROME — Italy on Friday set a new bar for major Western democracies seeking to move beyond the pandemic by enacting a sweeping law that requires the nation’s entire work force — public and private — to have government-issued health passes, essentially forcing Italians to choose between getting a pass and earning a living.With the … Read more

Italy’s mandatory COVID health pass for work sees untroubled launch

Italy's mandatory COVID health pass for work sees untroubled launch

Port workers gather outside the entrance of the major port of Trieste to protest against the implementation of the COVID-19 health pass, the Green Pass, in the workplace, in Trieste, Italy, October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Borut ZivulovicTRIESTE, Oct 15 (Reuters) – COVID-19 health passes became mandatory for all workers in Italy from Friday, with the measure … Read more