The subject of “vaccine passports” has been a source of furious debate in recent weeks. In addition to the likelihood that international travelers will be required to show documented evidence that they have been immunized against COVID-19 before being permitted to cross any borders, the use of such “passports” is even being considered as part of our day-to-day lives.
In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has “given firm backing to the use of COVID passports,” according to the Guardian.
“Johnson, who has faced criticism from his own party over the proposed use of Covid certification in small venues such as pubs and restaurants, has noticeably warmed to the idea in recent weeks. Government sources have suggested the certificates could be used by businesses as a way to relax social distancing measures inside venues. An interim report into the measure is due to be published on Monday,” the Guardian added.
In the United States, New York was the first state to