Are vaccine passports a threat to privacy?

18/01/2021 | The Guardian

The race is on to develop a system to allow people to show that they have received vaccination against COVID-19 or tested positive for Covid antibodies. Providing that the system is decentralised, there would be no need to build a privacy-violating database, like the NHS's first contact tracing system. Who should build this? Currently, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) says it has no plans to introduce a vaccine passport nationwide.

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