As the UK gradually moves out of lockdown, the government has been considering multiple strategies for reopening. Among these is the well-known, and somewhat controversial proposal for ‘Vaccine Passports’. Plans have also been put forward to introduce ‘COVID Status Certificates.’
What would these certificates, or ‘passports’, mean for citizens? And what are some of the ethical implications of them?
David Albert Jones is videoed here in conversation with Becky Short exploring these questions and more.
Detailed information on the topic can be found in Prof. Jones’ response to the government’s ‘vaccine passport’ consultation in March.
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