Although several state leaders have said they do not want vaccine passports — a document or app describing one’s COVID vaccination status — the federal government, largely through the Health and Human Services Department, is moving rapidly to have such passports implemented in the United States, according to a Mar. 28 report in The Washington Post.
“The Biden administration and private companies are working to develop a standard way of handling credentials — often referred to as ‘vaccine passports’ — that would allow Americans to prove they have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus as businesses try to reopen,” said The Post.
“The effort has gained momentum amid President Biden’s pledge that the nation will start to regain normalcy this summer and with a growing number of companies — from cruise lines to sports teams — saying they will require proof of vaccination before opening their doors again,” reported the newspaper. Source: Op-Ed CNS News
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