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COVID 'Immunity Passports:' Not Ready for Prime Time?

A grieving widower played by Matt Damon flashes a shiny coded wristband for security guards to scan in the 2011 movie "Contagion." After a quick beep and a green light, Damon is allowed into a store to buy a prom dress for his daughter. That wristband was an "immunity passport" -- a certification of his character's immunity to the movie's deadly virus. With fiction quickly becoming reality, immunity passports are now being touted as a means to reopen the world following COVID-19 lockdowns. But experts worry that a host of practical and ethical problems make the concept unworkable and potentially dangerous to privacy and liberty.  Read more.....
 

 

 

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