The White House has a new plan that it says will help the nation get back to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic.
A vaccine passport, or a “vax pass,” can be used at work, school, and especially for travel.
Airlines and others in the travel industry are throwing their support behind so-called vaccine passports to boost pandemic-depressed travel, and authorities in Europe could embrace the idea quickly enough for the peak summer vacation season.
Technology companies and travel-related trade groups are developing and testing various versions of the vaccine passports, also called health certificates or travel passes.
It is not clear, however, whether any of the passports under development will be accepted broadly around the world, and the result could be confusion among travelers and disappointment for the travel industry.
Here are some key questions about the health credentials.