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Vaccine passport

Vaccine passport is a document that shows whether or not its holder has been vaccinated against COVID-19. The Denmark government is to roll out digital passports for its citizens which would serve as an ‘extra passport’ that can be carried on mobile phones. This is to serve as an easily accessible vaccination proof for the ..

Singapore introduces ‘Vaccinated Travel Lanes’

Singapore has introduced a “Vaccinated Travel Lanes”, for the fully vaccinated travellers. Highlights Reopening of international travel in the backdrop of Covid-19 is not going to be a straightforward affair. Countries have been experimenting several concepts in order to allow the movement of passengers between nations such as air bubbles, travel corridors, vaccine passports, and ..

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What is European Union’s Green Pass list?

European Medicines Agency (EMA) has excluded Serum Institute of India (SII) manufactured Covishield from the list of approved vaccines for ‘Green Pass’. As per EMA, vaccine was excluded from list because it does not have marketing authorisation in European Union (EU). Key Points Covishield does not have a marketing authorisation even though it may use ..

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Japan to issue COVID-19 Vaccine Passport

Japan is going to make a vaccine passport available from next month for Japanese travellers in a bid to relaunch tourism and business trips abroad. Highlights This certificate will be paper-based rather than digital. It will be issued by local governments from next month. Digital Vaccine Passport in EU European Union is working on digital ..

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What is Vaccine Tourism?

Amid the second wave of Covid-19 and mass vaccination programme across the world a term “Vaccine Tourism” is gaining momentum.  Vaccine Tourism has come to limelight after draft of a vaccine tour package by Dubai-based travel agency called ‘Arabian Nights Tours’ for Delhi-Moscow. About Vaccine Tourism Vaccine Tourism can be defined as “travelling to different ..

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What is a vaccine passport?

A World Health Organisation official has recently stated that, vaccine passports for COVID-19 should not be used for international travel because of several concerns like ethical considerations that the coronavirus vaccines are not easily available across the world. Background Israel was the first country that introduced a certification system in February 2021. This certification system ..

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