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New Health Coalition Pushes For Digital COVID Vaccination Records

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  • Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
  • 5 February 2021

How a coalition of health and technology organizations are calling for individuals to be able to access COVID-19 vaccination records in a way that preserves privacy

The Vaccination Credential Initiative wants to see convenient access, control, and sharing of digital vaccination records, which are trustworthy, traceable, verifiable, as well as universally recognized.

“The coronavirus pandemic has broadened the potential for countries to require a “vaccination passport,” something that was only needed in select cases previously.”

The vaccine passports could enable people to return to work, school, events and travel, safely - but as this report highlights, there are a lot of implications from a privacy point of view.

Some critics argue that it is an unreasonable demand on consumers to make them carry sensitive health information in their phones from a privacy standpoint

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