Trump rushing to introduce a national vaccine tracking system

Why does Trump think we need a national database for his fast tracked vaccine for a virus that he claims is no worse than a flu…?

‘Trump officials rush to introduce untested vaccine tracking system’ :

“The effort, funded by an almost $16 million sole-source contract, would help public health officials schedule Covid-19 immunizations and manage vaccine supplies.”

“The Trump administration believes that the scope of the pandemic requires new infrastructure”

“The federal government is telling states to be ready to administer multiple prospective Covid-19 vaccines, most requiring two shots at different times, in the coming months.”

“The CDC confirmed it’s seeking one contentious category of information: ‘identifiable’ data tracking specific individuals, which experts say is legally tricky to comply with.”

“What CDC is looking to do with the [new system] is to provide a tool that would allow that data capture, allow scheduling, things that wouldn’t ordinarily be the state’s responsibility”

www.politico.com/amp/news/2020/09/12/trump-vaccine-tracking-system-412968

‘ID2020 and partners launch program to provide digital ID with vaccines’

September 20, 2019

The program to leverage immunization as an opportunity to establish digital identity was unveiled by ID2020 in partnership with the Bangladesh Government’s Access to Information (a2i) Program, the Directorate General of Health Services, and Gavi, according to the announcement.

www.biometricupdate.com/201909/id2020-and-partners-launch-program-to-provide-digital-id-with-vaccines

‘ID2020 Alliance Unveils Digital ID Program’

September 19, 2019

With the opportunity for immunization to serve as a platform for digital identity, the program harnesses existing birth registration and vaccination operations to provide newborns with a portable and persistent biometrically-linked digital identity.

www.pymnts.com/news/biometrics/2019/id2020-alliance-unveils-digital-id-program/

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday which includes a series of initiatives to address immigration, including a proposal to establish a national biometric ID program for non-citizens entering and leaving the U.S., according to a report by Payments Source.

According to a draft executive order leaked to civil rights advocates and obtained by The Washington Post, one of the measures of the executive order calls for an “Expedited Completion of Biometric Entry-Exit Tracking System”.

www.biometricupdate.com/201701/trumps-executive-order-on-immigration-addresses-biometric-entry-exit-tracking-system

 

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