Digital Health Passes in the Age of COVID-19Are “Vaccine Passports” Lawful and Ethical?

JAMA
May 11, 2021, Vol 325, No. 18, Pages 1813-1912
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

Viewpoint
Digital Health Passes in the Age of COVID-19Are “Vaccine Passports” Lawful and Ethical?
Lawrence O. Gostin, JD; I. Glenn Cohen, JD; Jana Shaw, MD, MPH
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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1933-1934. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5283
This Viewpoint discusses digital health passes (DHPs) that would grant access to work, entertainment, shopping, and travel with confirmation of COVID-19 immunity, and the scientific, legal, ethical, and equity considerations that must be worked through for DHPs to be considered effective and fair.