Credit: Bahrain News Agency
February 18, 2021
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become one of the first countries in the world to launch a digital COVID-19 “vaccine passport”.
According to a government press statement, the country’s BeAware app – which was launched at the onset of the pandemic to facilitate contact tracing, and currently also manages digital vaccine bookings – will function as the passport. The app will be able to confirm an...
January 25, 2021
An evidence review led by the Ada Lovelace Institute will examine practical and ethical issues around digital vaccine passports and health status apps.
The review, launched this month, will include a series of expert panels, an open call for evidence and an expert body chaired by Professor Sir Jonathan Montgomery to establish recommendations and open questions.
The project will build upon the...