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Still Believe Digital Vaccine Passports Are Something Made Up By Conspiracy Theorists?

•, by Robert Wheeler

In my past articles I wrote about Digital Vaccine Passport pilot programs in New York, global announcements and along the same lines, health passports and vaccine passport apps in which a traveler (or event goer, employee, or shopper) uploads their COVID-19 test results or vaccination status. 

Unless the EU Parliament suddenly became enamored with conspiracy theorists, that is exactly what is going to happen.

The EU announces the Digital Vaccine Passport proposal

In March, the European Commission opened a proposal to create a "Digital Green Certificate" to allow travel inside the EU during the "pandemic."

This Digital Green Certificate would serve as a documentation that a person has been vaccinated for COVID, received a negative test for COVID, or has recovered from it. It will include a QR Code to ensure the authenticity and security of the certificate and will be made free of charge in paper or digital form.

The Digital Green Certificate will have three certificates included within it including:

Vaccination certificates, stating brand of the vaccine used, data and place of inoculation and number of doses administered.

Negative test certificates (either a NAAT/RT-PCR test or a rapid antigen test). Self-tests will be excluded for the time being.

Medical certificates for people who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 180 days.