“Plans for the use of COVID-19 passports as a legal requirement for entry to large events in the UK this summer are set to be dropped, according to a report.” [Source: independent.co.uk]
For people living in the UK this is definitely good news and a common-sense step in the right direction.
But with the world being told that vaccine passports will be required for all international travel in future, and in many countries even to enter shops, restaurants, bars, gyms, hotels, theatres, concerts and sports events, the impression we are being given is that the measure is a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. However, close examination of the evidence suggests otherwise.
In Europe, which hosts 8 of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical exporting countries, planning for vaccine passports began at least 20 months prior to the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. Apparently, the pandemic conveniently provided European politicians with the ‘excuse’ they needed to introduce the idea.
To read about the unreported history of plans for so-called ‘vaccine passports’ in Europe, see this article on our website.