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TECH GROUP WORKS ON VACCINE “PASSPORT” Featured

A collation of health and technology companies are working to develop a digital passport for COVID-19 vaccines. The group which includes Microsoft, Salesforce.com and Oracle, are part of the Vaccine Credential Initiative that also includes MITRE, Mayo Clinic, Evernorth, The Commons Project Foundation and CARIN Alliance.

The group believes a universally recognized digital record of vaccination is urgently needed. The coalition seeks to develop an encrypted copy of the inoculation credentials and store it in a digital wallet, such as those provided by Apple or Google. Alternatively, users could print a paper copy of the credentials that contain a QR code. That will follow the recently disclosed key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass from the Air Transport Association that helps travelers manage travel in line with government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information. 

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