The Ethics of COVID-19 Immunity-Based Licenses (“Immunity Passports”)

June 9, 2020, Vol 323, No. 22, Pages 2231-2350


COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow
The Ethics of COVID-19 Immunity-Based Licenses (“Immunity Passports”)
Govind Persad, JD, PhD; Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
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JAMA. 2020;323(22):2241-2242. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8102
This Viewpoint explains the ethical basis for implementing immunity-based licensing—certification of coronavirus immunity as a basis for permitting public activities—and anticipates challenges to effective implementing such a system, and potential solutions.
Audio Interview: Immunity Passports in the Time of COVID-19