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A masked passenger at new passenger terminal of Bahrain International Airport on March 29, 2021. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images.

Vaccine Passports: Israel, Bahrain Reach Landmark Agreement

Israel and Bahrain on Thursday reached what Israel calls the world's first bilateral agreement for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine passports for quarantine-free travel between two countries, an Israeli diplomat who helped forge the deal tells NPR.

Israel is opening its borders to international travelers–if vaccinated–in May ISRAEL MINISTRY OF TOURISM

Israel To Open International Travel To Vaccinated Tourists In May

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced that it will open its borders to international travelers starting 23 May, provided they have been vaccinated. The country–which has been closed to tourism for over one year since the start of the pandemic–will open to travelers under a phased approach.

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