International Trade

COVID passports emerge as key to restarting international travel

A public health worker notes the passport details of a traveller during a test for Covid-19 at the Greek-Bulgarian border crossing in Promachonas, Greece, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Europe is trying to revive domestic economies as the summer tourist season gets underway while guarding against a second wave of infections.

Global airline lobby IATA is working on a mobile app that will help travelers demonstrate their coronavirus-free status, joining a push to introduce so-called COVID passports as vaccines for the disease near approval.

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