Good shot: This delighted group of people show off their coronavirus vaccine record cards in Maryland, US, but not everyone will be happy if they are forced to vaccinate. (Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)
By the end of September South Africans who have been vaccinated will have a digital certificate or a vaccine passport. However, this will not force anyone to be vaccinated — yet.
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Chris Gilili is a climate and environmental journalist at the Mail & Guardian’s environmental unit, covering socioeconomic issues and general news. Previously, he was a fellow at amaBhungane, the centre for investigative journalism.