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ASEAN eyes digital vaccine certificate for post-COVID travel

Economic ministers discuss following EU in move toward immunity 'passports'

Singapore's Changi Airport in January: ASEAN economic ministers have discussed the possibility of a shared digital vaccine certificate that could open up travel.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are weighing a digital coronavirus vaccine certificate as they aim to revive the region's ailing tourism sector.

Opening up travel to people who have been inoculated against COVID-19 could help resuscitate an intraregional market that counted more than 50 million annual visitor arrivals before the pandemic.

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