Covid vaccine passports will be considered. Health professionals and rights groups are deeply concerned
A passenger using a face mask shows his passport and boarding pass to an employee at a security checkpoint at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota on September 1, 2020.
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LONDON – Public health officials and civil liberties organizations are calling on policymakers to oppose calls for coronavirus vaccine passports at a time when many countries are looking into adopting digital passports.
The US, UK and European Union are among other things considering introducing a digital passport that citizens can use to prove they have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
The certificate system can be used for travel abroad as well as for access to venues such as restaurants and bars.
It is believed that a digital passport could help …