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Apps Now Being Developed for Global Vaccine Passport

Vaccine passports, hastily ushered in as a byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic, are expected to become “widely available” during the first half of 2021. “Rest assured, the nerds are on it,” Brian Behlendorf, executive director of Linux Foundation, told CNN Business.1 The Linux Foundation has partnered with IBM, the COVID-19 Credentials Initiative and CommonPass, a… Read More »

Dock Awarded Contract to Advise German Development Agency on Professional Profile Data Wallet for Global Learners

23rd December 2020. Dock, the creators of the Dock Network, has been awarded a contract to assist Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, a German development agency that provides services in the field of international development cooperation. The 3-month project will see Dock provide expertise on the technical architecture and features for a professional… Read More »

Nearly 3 in 4 adults plan to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, global survey shows

Lisa Taylor receives a Covid-19 vaccination from RN Jose Muniz as she takes part in a vaccine study at Research Centers of America on August 07, 2020 in Hollywood, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Around 74% of adults globally are wiling to get immunized against the coronavirus if a vaccine became available — but that… Read More »

Global coronavirus cases surpass 3.5 million amid underreporting fears

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases surpassed 3.5 million on Monday and deaths neared a quarter of a million, according to a Reuters tally, concerning experts who fear substantial underreporting even as the rate of fatalities and new cases slows. FILE PHOTO: A health worker walks around the NYU Langone Hospital, during the outbreak of… Read More »