WHO publishes guidance on vaccine passports

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a guidance document on introducing a digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate – known as a Digital Documentation of COVID-19 Certificates: Vaccination Status (DDCC:VS).

A digital vaccination certificate – which documents a person’s current vaccination status to protect against COVID-19 – can be used for continuity of care or as proof of vaccination for purposes other than healthcare, the health body said.

“A vaccination certificate can be purely digital – stored in a smartphone application or on a cloud-based server – and replace the need for a paper card, or it can be a digital representation of the traditional paper-based record,” the WHO said.

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