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Digital health passports to boost travel post-pandemic

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) DIGITAL health passports are projected to enhance secure travel in a post-coronavirus world.

This as the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVID-19 dashboard and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) statistics showing no end in sight for the virus.

According to statistics, there are more than 163,6 million confirmed cases globally as of the middle of May.

Daily increases in infections point to a looming third wave in the coming weeks or months.

Statistics shows us that different countries are at different stages of the pandemic.

“In this regard, health passports are the latest step in the evolving response to the global pandemic,” said Siyabulela Jobo, Business Development Manager: Global Digital Solutions at Iron Mountain South Africa.

“It is an idea that’s gaining traction too, as it seems such an obvious solution to help reopen the door to a post-COVID-19 world,” the…

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