The UK Vaccine Ministry confirmed on Sunday that the UK government is proceeding with plans to require COVID-19 vaccine passports for nightclubs and large venues.
British vaccine minister Nadim Zahawi previously said the country would not impose a vaccine passport, but he said in an interview with the BBC that the government would impose a system by the end of September. He added that the government could close its business in the future if passports are not required at certain locations.
“If you want to make sure that the evidence presented is very clear and the industry does not have to go through [an]For strategies like Open Shut, Open Shut, the right thing to do is to implement it by the end of September, when everyone over the age of 18 had two jabs. Zahavi Said BBC. “One of the things we have learned is that the virus tends to proliferate and spread, especially at large indoor gatherings.”
January of this year, Zahawi Written on twitter The British government “has no plans to introduce vaccine passports,” later said such passports were discriminatory. When asked on Twitter whether to keep his word, Zahawi replied, “Yes, I can.”
When it comes to vaccines, the UK said, “I’m vaccinated with consent. I still don’t know how the vaccine will affect the infection. It’s discriminatory,” he said in February. BBC interview..
Vaccine passports have attracted a significant number of protesters in France over the past two months. On Saturday, more demonstrators marched in Paris and other French cities in opposition to the country’s passport system passed by Parliament in July.
Vaccine passports are required in restaurants, theaters, gyms, and similar locations in some American cities such as New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco. Some Republican-led states have passed legislation banning the use of vaccine paths in certain situations, and such systems are unnecessarily strict and are vaccinated with vaccinated individuals. It claims to create a two-tiered society of no individuals.
Electronic Freedom Foundation, a non-profit organization Long articleRecently described some of the “failures” made by various governments and private sectors when trying to deploy vaccine passports.
The group warned that many governments would “take the wrong path” and “may worsen,” and “imposing such a system on the world could result in hundreds of millions of people getting visas. , You will not be able to travel. “
“These new trust-based systems will have dire consequences over the years to come if implemented in a way that automatically disqualifies genuinely vaccinated people. People who set up a world where people can easily move around and who are already struggling with visas will experience another wall to climb. Vaccines must be a tool to reopen the door. As has been deployed, digital vaccine passports are much more likely to slam them. “