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Should venues and workplaces require proof of COVID vaccination?

KPCC, May 19, 2021 (Audio)

May 19, 2021

Should venues and workplaces require proof of COVID vaccination?

According to a poll by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies, the majority of Californians think entertainment venues should be able to require proof that patrons are either COVID negative or fully vaccinated. The poll also found that most Californians support some workplaces placing similar requirements on their employees. … We dive into the results of the poll and discuss the bioethics of so-called “vaccine passports,” both in the U.S. and internationally. Guests: Michele Goodwin, UCI Chancellor’s Professor of law and director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy.