"This is the future, and we should be comfortable with it. You're going to gain freedom, you'll probably be able to get certain jobs. It gives you an incentive to overcome vaccine hesitancy." Listen to Art Caplan write off entire nations who might be harmed economically because they do not have access to the vaccine. Hint, it won't be first world nations, will it?
We'll call them Joe Biden laws. Nothing to crow about.
Multiple government agencies are engaged in conversations and planning, coordinated by the White House, as this kind of system will play a role in multiple aspects of life, including potentially the workforce, the official said.
President Joe Biden has predicted that life in the US
could be back to normal by Christmas, and as more Americans are vaccinated each day, these vaccine credentials -- commonly called "vaccine passports" -- could be key to a return to normalcy by the end of the year.
Some sectors, meanwhile, like the travel industry, have clamored for a uniform system to be developed as they seek a return to normalcy. Governments around the world
may seek proof of vaccinations before foreigners can enter their borders again.
The administration's plans were first reported by The Washington Post
The Biden administration previously said the federal government should not be involved in efforts to create a vaccine passport system to verify that people have been vaccinated.