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Vaccine passports to bolster British economy and combat impacts of Covid-19 crisis - finance minister

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The idea of giving people certificates confirming their vaccination may help the British economy recover from an unprecedented crash due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the country's finance minister, Rishi Sunak.
Sunak said the documents would potentially allow people to visit venues or events, thus, helping the economy to get back on track after a series of lockdowns imposed to contain the pandemic dragged it into its steepest crash in 300 years.
“Obviously, it is a complicated but potentially very relevant question for helping us reopen those parts of our country like mass...
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Meet the Capital Region volunteers helping sign people up for vaccine

Meet the Capital Region volunteers helping sign people up for vaccine

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Grassroots volunteer efforts are underway and newly forming across the Capital Region to help sign people up for vaccine who might otherwise have difficulty accessing a shot. This includes - among others - the elderly, poor, people of color, people with disabilities, and people with caregiving duties or multiple jobs that leave them with little time to compete for covetable vaccine slots.
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