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India: How disputes over digital vaccine certificates are limiting travel options

By DW
29 September 2021   |   8:22 am
India failed to make the list for the UK's most recent easing of travel restrictions. India's digital vaccine certificate and its locally developed vaccine are both under scrutiny.

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