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Cautious hope on Europe holidays if coronavirus cases driven down to UK levels

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British holidaymakers could visit destinations including Italy and France this summer if coronavirus cases there can be driven down to UK levels, a senior scientific adviser has said.

Professor Neil Ferguson, from Imperial College London, whose modelling work informs government scientists, has not yet booked a break abroad but said the risks were focused on countries with higher infection levels than the UK.

It comes after the European Commission said it would ease restrictions on travel to the bloc amid progressing Covid-19 vaccination campaigns and lower infection rates.

The EU is proposing “to allow entry to the EU for non-essential reasons not only for all persons coming from

vaccine infection travelers

European Commission Neil Ferguson

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