WHO Pushes, With Biden’s Backing, For Global Vaccine Passports

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced its plans for permanent global vaccine passports to be rolled out to the public.
  • The WHO laid out its plans for global vaccine passports in a series of proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations (2005).
  • The legally binding instrument imposes various conditions on 196 countries when the WHO declares certain types of health emergencies.
  • Once a health emergency is declared every signatory, including the United States, must submit to the authority of the WHO.