Opinion: Vaccines are great; vaccine passports are not

By , Guest Columnist Published: April 07, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>The new "Excelsior Pass" app is a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports are being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine.</strong> (NY Governor's Press Office via Associated Press file)

The new "Excelsior Pass" app is a digital pass that people can download to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Vaccine passports are being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and dine. (NY Governor's Press Office via Associated Press file)

This pandemic has at times warranted the federal and state government assuming emergency powers. Those powers should have been limited in scope and rescinded as quickly as possible.

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Daniel Chatham

Daniel Chatham

Daniel Chatham moved to Memphis for medical school and has called Shelby County home ever since. He currently practices pediatrics in Arlington. and is a member of the executive committee of the Shelby County Republican Party.


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