CoWIN launches new API to confirm vaccination standing, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

CoWIN launches new API to verify vaccination statusNew Delhi: With a purpose to facilitate quicker re-opening of financial actions whereas additionally making certain security of individuals through the pandemic, the CoWin has launched a brand new software program interface (API) that may make it simpler for organisations to know or confirm the vaccination standing of their workers and clients.

On this API (Software Programming Interface), ‘Know Your Buyer’s/Consumer’s Vaccination Standing’, or KYC-VS, one must enter cellular quantity and title. Thereafter, the person will get a one time password (OTP) which they need to enter. CoWin will ship a response to the verifying entity on the person’s standing of vaccination. The response will point out whether or not the individual is ‘not vaccinated’, ‘partially vaccinated’ or ‘totally vaccinated’.

The brand new characteristic is consent-based and privacy-preserving, the well being ministry stated on Friday.

CoWin is already issuing a digitally verifiable certificates as a proof of vaccination. This certificates

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