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Daon digital health pass VeriFLY reaches 1M users on Carnival Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line announced that over a million of its guests have now boarded its ships after verifying their vaccinated…


Biometric vaccination cards now available for Cameroonian travellers

The head of the Yaounde international vaccination centre, a structure under the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, Dr. Ntsobe…


Australia retires digital health pass, plans improvements and a comeback

Australia’s Digital Passenger Declaration app, which had been used to collect vaccination status and passport information from travelers flying into…


Common digital health pass for seamless travel to be discussed at ICAO summit

Discussions around adopting a common global digital health pass, or “passport” in ICAO’s parlance, to facilitate international travel will be…


Ethiopia uses Mastercard platform to launch biometric digital health pass

The Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Mastercard, Gavi, and JSI (John Snow, Inc) have partnered on a digital, portable health pass…


Hot market seen for biometrics and temperature scanning after Shanghai lockdown

As China pursues the ‘zero Covid’ strategy that locked down Shanghai for two months, analysts quoted by the South China…


Taiwan digital COVID certificates add national ID for identity verification

Taiwan’s COVID-19 certificate of vaccination and test results now includes the bearer’s national ID number, according to the Taipei Times….


Undisclosed face detection code in Hong Kong app turns out to be bundling error

LeaveHomeSafe, a contact-tracing app built and deployed by the Hong Kong government to reduce cases of Covid, apparently is safe…


Vietnam launching digital health pass as Hawaii looks to repurpose screening investments

Well over two years into the global COVID-19 pandemic, digital health passes are still rolling out, even as authorities try…


Controversy rocks digital health pass management in Liberia, Scotland

A system put in place to manage COVID vaccine certificates for people travelling into Liberia is said to have broken…

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