Africa bets on digital Covid-19 passports to boost air travel

Digital Covid vaccine

Doctor holding passport with Covid-19 sign stamped onto white paper, immunity passport risk-free certificate concept.

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 Air travellers across Africa can now enjoy faster clearances at airports, thanks to a common continental Covid-19 digital passport innovation developed by the African Union (AU) through its lead health agency, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and private sector technical partners PanaBIOS and Econet.

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