The UK government is reportedly considering vaccine passports as a way of bringing people back to offices and factories. Some countries are already using them, while others weigh up the risks and benefits. Where will we use them, who will need them and why are they so controversial?
What is a covid-19 vaccine passport?
There is no set definition. According to the UK Department of Health and Social Care, it involves using testing or vaccination data to confirm in different settings that people have a lower risk …
Article amended on
31 March 2021
This article has been updated to correct a mistake in Tom Sasse’s quote about whether children will need vaccine passports.