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Alabama governor signs bill that prohibits vaccine passports

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By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that prohibited private businesses and public institutions from requiring COVID-19 “vaccine passports” to access services or refusing those not inoculated against the coronavirus. “I’ve signed SB 267! Since the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, both Dr. Scott Harris (state health officer) and I have said that we would not mandate vaccines in the state of Alabama”, the governor said in a statement on Monday. “I am supportive of a voluntary vaccine, and by signing this bill into law, I am only further solidifying …

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