After just one vaccination, people who have recovered from COVID-19 are considered fully immunized in Switzerland. However, when traveling – including to Great Britain – problems can arise.
More than 850,000 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid have been detected in Switzerland since the beginning of the pandemic. The Federal Office of Public Health recommends just one dose of the vaccine rather than two for all recovering people (who can prove positive with a positive PCR test) – which is sufficient for long-term protection.
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When are those who have recovered to be vaccinated?
In Switzerland, this vaccination is enough to be able to eat in restaurants again, for example, or to avoid the obligation to test when returning from vacation.
It can get more complicated in other countries. This is how you know the UK On his website People who have been fully vaccinated as people who have received two doses of an approved two-dose vaccine (such as Pfizer or Moderna). As for Genesis, it is explicitly stated: “If you were vaccinated with a two-dose vaccine (such as Moderna or Pfizer), you must have received both doses to be considered fully immune. This is true in all cases, even if you recently recovered from COVID-19 and have immunity. natural.”
Accordingly, the rules for unvaccinated persons apply to those who have recovered with only one vaccination dose – this means a 10-day quarantine and mandatory testing on days 2 and 8 after admission.
anger. My daughter arrived in the UK this morning and has been in quarantine for 10 days as she only had one vaccination after contracting Covid 19 earlier. Why does the UK insist on being different? Does not make sense.
– tartanpimpernel 🏴🇪🇺🇫🇷 (galofhal) September 20 2021
The Mediterranean island of Malta has introduced a similar regulation – however, since October 1, 2021, the regulation has been amended and those who have recovered with a single vaccination dose no longer have to complete a 14-day quarantine. Corresponding discussions about adapting the regulations are also underway in England.
What was your experience?
At Watson’s request, the BAG asserts that the problems of recognizing a certificate of vaccination for convalescence are known.
Affected people can register for a second vaccination appointment at any time.
FOPH recommends that you carefully study the current entry regulations of the destination country. At the discretion of those affected, whether they were vaccinated a second time for such a flight. Affected people can register for a second vaccination appointment at any time and then receive a new certificate showing 2/2 completed vaccinations.
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