Covid passes: How are they used, are they ethical and do they work?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Hollandse Hoogte/Shutterstock (12170950r) Dj Reinier Zonneveld during a performance in Paradiso. The pop stage reopens its doors at full capacity. Inside, visitors do not have to keep 1.5 meters away. Paradiso Reopens at Full Capacity, Amsterdam, Netherlands - 26 Jun 2021

Paradiso in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, opened at full capacity in June

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MORE and more countries are moving towards requiring a form of covid pass for international travel or attending large events or nightclubs, bars and restaurants.

Their introduction is provoking protests in countries including France and Italy, however. So what are covid passes, how effective are they and are they ethical?

What is a covid pass?

The basic idea is that people who are immune to the coronavirus can come into close contact with each other without catching the virus or …

Read more at New Scientist

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