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Is New York City’s vaccine passport scheme racist?

4 August 2021

12:55 PM

4 August 2021

12:55 PM

The latest French export is a requirement that people show proof of vaccination to visit indoor bars, concert venues, restaurants and gyms.

On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City will be the first American metropolis to import the French health pass. Marketed like an upscale perk, the ‘Key to NYC Pass’ program will begin on August 16 and become mandatory on September 13.

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