In order to reactivate cross-border travel and keep infection risks under control, the South Korean government seeks to issue blockchain-enabled COVID-19 “vaccine passports” for immunized citizens.
Implementation of a blockchain-based application
The South Korean administration plans to issue a blockchain-powered digital certification system to verify a person’s coronavirus vaccination status using a smartphone app starting this month.
According to Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun:
“The introduction of a vaccine passport or ‘Green Pass’ will only allow those who have been vaccinated to experience recovery in their daily lives.”
He added that the vaccine passport…