Vaccine Passports in the Philippines

According to the Department of Health (DOH), a vaccine passport will be issued to Filipinos that will be vaccinated against COVID19. However, do definite date on its implementation as gathering of vaccine suppliers is still in process.

It was Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire who claimed in an online press briefing that the Philippines will have a data registry for all vaccine recipients. Additionally, she mentioned that a card will be provided as proof of vaccination, may it be for a single or two dose(s).

It was acknowledged that December of 2020, The Vaccination Passport Act or the House Bill No. 8280 was filed by Ang Probinsyano party-list Rep. Ronnie Ong. Moreover, it was Iceland, becomes the first country to grant covid19 certificates to its citizens upon its second jab against the virus that cause the pandemic and was in effect just recently this January 21, 2021.

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