Denmark and Sweden say they are developing systems for digital vaccine certification, known as "vaccine passports," allowing travelers to prove they have had an anti-coronavirus injection. The scheme will act as record for anyone wishing to travel - both domestically and internationally to countries that require proof of inoculation.
It is aimed at accelerating the reopening of air travel and assisting the revival of national economies. Denmark's acting finance minister, Morten Bodskov, says an online registry will be in operation by the end of February and that the system should be fully in place by around June.
Thomas Bustrup, from the confederation of Danish Industry, told CGTN Europe he saw it taking the form of a phone app, including three bits of key information – whether someone has had a vaccination, whether they have been tested and what the result was and, thirdly, whether the person has had COVID-19, so may still have antibodies.
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