KGO Hosts React: Vaccine Passports


FILE – In this undated photo, provided by NY Governor’s Press Office on Saturday March 27, 2021, is the new “Excelsior Pass” app, a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine have become the latest flash point in America’s perpetual political wars, with Republicans portraying them as a heavy-handed intrusion into personal freedom and private health choices. (NY Governor’s Press Office via AP, File)


President Biden announced every American over the age of 16 will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccines on April 19th. Individuals are eager to get the vaccine and get back to a “normal” life, but many airports, offices and other businesses want to see proof of the vaccination.

The vaccine passport will allow those vaccinated to show their immunization status. Chip Franklin talks to ABC News Correspondent Alex Stone, Washington Post Technology Columnist Geoffrey Fowler joins Nikki Medoro and Pat Thurston talks to listeners about the vaccine passport.

DeSantis Nixes Vaccine Passports

ABC News Correspondent, Alex Stone has details on what the travel industry is requiring, and if the Florida Governor has any say in the matter on The Chip Franklin Show.


Vaccine Passports?

Pat Thurston explains why the federal government said they won’t force vaccine passports, but the Private sector might say different.


Testing the vaccine passport…what worked and what didn’t

Washington Post Technology Columnist Geoffrey Fowler shares his experience on The Morning Show with Nikki Medoro.

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