CDC emails show that vaccine cards are supposed to fit in your wallet – Nicole Wetsman

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Since the dawn of time (around five or six months ago), people all over the world (Twitter users in the United States) have been puzzling over a very important question: why doesn’t the COVID-19 vaccine card fit in a wallet?

I tried to figure out why the vaccine cards are too big for your wallet https://t.co/3JZ7LzZ6KR

— Amanda Mull (@amandamull) August 10, 2021

The card is too big for a standard wallet card slot and, as Amanda Mull pointed out in The Atlantic, still small enough that it’d be easy to lose. It’s like a reverse Goldilocks: just wrong. A handful of people speculated to Mull in August that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might not have thought about the size of the cards all that much.

But it turns out…

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