Are "immunity passports" a bad idea?

Recently, an article related to “immunity passports" was published in the journal Nature, listing ten reasons why immunity passports are a bad idea. The ten reasons are as follows: 

1. COVID-19 immunity is a mystery

2. Serological tests are unreliable

3. The volume of testing needed is unfeasible

4. Too few survivors to boost the economy

5. Monitoring erodes privacy

6. Marginalized groups will face more scrutiny

7. Unfair access

8. Societal stratification

9. New forms of discrimination

10. Threats to public health

Do you agree with the author's views? Are "immunity passports" really a bad idea? Share your opinions in the comment section below.



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Neutrulizing antiboby is not equivalent to immunity protection, due to ADE-antibody dependent enhancement.


You are right. In some cases, the presence of specific antibodies can be beneficial to the virus.

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