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International debate on 'vaccine passports' must focus on 'vaccine equity': India

The assertion by India comes after Japanese government announced that it will make 'vaccine passports' available from next month for Japanese travellers.

published on : 17th June 2021

COVID-19: Japan to issue vaccine passports to citizens for travelling abroad

The certificate will be paper-based rather than digital and will be issued by local governments from sometime next month, a government spokesperson said.

published on : 17th June 2021

'Hugely discriminatory': India opposes idea of COVID vaccine passports at G-7 meeting

India has opposed the Covid vaccine passport at the G7 meeting of health ministers calling the initiative hugely discriminatory.

published on : 6th June 2021

Kerala to issue Covid vaccination certificates with passport numbers for those travelling abroad

The state also decided to reduce the gap for the second dose of vaccine to four to six weeks for those who want to travel abroad.

published on : 30th May 2021

No consensus yet on COVID vaccine passport issue at WHO level: Government

Discussion is still being done if vaccinated people will be allowed. As of now, as per WHO guidelines and other countries, people with negative COVID test report is being allowed, Centre said.

published on : 22nd May 2021

Explainer: What is a 'COVID-19 vaccine passport' and will you need one?

The certificates are still being developed, and how and whether they'll be used could vary widely around the world.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID-19: White House rules out a US vaccine 'passport'

So-called vaccine passports, showing that someone has been inoculated against Covid-19, have been touted around the world as a potentially powerful tool.

published on : 7th April 2021

Vaiga murder case: Police suspect father escaped overseas using fake passport

They fear that if Sanu has managed to escape overseas using a fake passport, it would not be easy to trace him.

published on : 2nd April 2021

COVID-19 : WHO advises against mandating 'vaccine passports' to travel

WHO has previously noted that it's still unknown how long immunity lasts from the numerous licensed COVID-19 vaccines and that data are still being collected.

published on : 9th March 2021

Passport scam: Eight held, Bangladesh links found

Days after the Bodhan fake passport scam came to light, investigating officials have found links between the Bangledeshi nationals involved in the scam and some Nizamabad residents.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Australia airline boss wants vaccine passport for travelers

Joyce said creating a vaccination passport for inbound and outbound travelers to and from Australia would require a lot of thought and logistics.

published on : 24th November 2020