White House rejects Covid-19 vaccine passport concept as debate heats up

SourceThe National
SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

The Biden administration has said there will be no federally mandated credentialing system for people to show their Covid-19 vaccine status amid a fierce debate over vaccine passports as states reopen and travel ramps up. "The government is not now nor will we be supporting a system that requires Americans to carry a credential,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during Tuesday's press briefing. "There will be no federal vaccinations database and no federal mandate requiring everyone to obtain a single vaccination credential." Ms Psaki’s statement follows similar remarks from Dr Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, in ...read more...