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Health, Tech Companies Champion Vaccine Passport

Paper vaccine cards are fragile and easy to forge. Enter the digital vaccine passport. The Vaccination Credential Initiative is a consortium of major tech and healthcare companies including Microsoft, Salesforce, Oracle, Bedford-based research company MITRE and the Mayo Clinic. The group is offering the SMART Health Card, a national standard for digital vaccine certificates based on technology from Boston Children’s Hospital. The standard was recently finalized, and is now rolling out nationwide.

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