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Denmark and Sweden push ahead with COVID-19 'vaccine passports'

Christian Fernsby |
Denmark and Sweden say they are developing systems for digital vaccine certification, known as "vaccine passports," allowing travelers to prove they have had an anti-coronavirus injection.

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Topics: DENMARK    SWEDEN   

The scheme will act as record for anyone wishing to travel - both domestically and internationally to countries that require proof of inoculation.

It is aimed at accelerating the reopening of air travel and assisting the revival of national economies.

Denmark's acting finance minister, Morten Bodskov, says an online registry will be in operation by the end of February and that the system should be fully in place by around June.

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