DHS Taking “Close Look” At Vax Passport For Intl Travel

Axios reports:

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas on Friday told ABC’s “Good Morning America” that the U.S. is “taking a very close look” at the possibility of requiring vaccine passports for international travel.

While vaccine passports could be seen as helpful to reopening international travel, there is no one central international vaccine passport system, making them a target for fraud.

“We’re taking a very close look at that, you know, one of our principles that has guided us throughout this pandemic is the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and making sure that any passport that we provide for vaccinations is accessible to all and that no one is disenfranchised,” Mayorkas said.

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