VACCINE PASSPORT

Many things are witnessing changes as a part of new normal since the pandemic started in the year 2020

One such change is Vaccine Passport for international travel

VACCINE PASSPORT

Similar to yellow card, Vaccine Passport is a digitalized document that proves  individuals have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 in the country.

VACCINE PASSPORT

It is a certification system that gives access to certain facilities to those who had received vaccination.

VACCINE PASSPORT

With the tourism doors opening, countries across the world want to be sure about who they let in

VACCINE PASSPORT

Iceland, Denmark, Israel,  China, Hungary

Countries that have introduced Vaccine Passport

Helps digitize vaccination records across countries Tourism and hospitality industries will benefit from this system as international air travel took a massive hit because of the pandemic

Benefit of Vaccine passport

Common Pass It is a global platform for people to document their COVID-19 status

Similar digital documents in place

IATA Travel Pass WHO is trying to develop digital standards for more secure vaccine pass that will be tamper-proof

Similar digital documents in place

AOKpass It is a digitally authenticated safe and portable copy of medical records

Similar digital documents in place

“Introducing a requirement of vaccination as a condition for travel has the potential to hinder equitable global access to a limited vaccine supply”

WHO stand on Vaccine Passport

”Unlikely to maximize the benefits of vaccination for individual societies and overall global health”

WHO stand on Vaccine Passport

· It will make travelling easier for all of us ·  Involves skepticism · Privacy must be given a thought

Pros and Cons of Vaccine Passport

For this to work all the countries must be on board and it will be a huge challenge to bring one universal document proof