Category: Coronavirus

EU securities regulator warns about risks of ‘non-regulated’ cryptos

EU securities regulator warns about risks of ‘non-regulated’ cryptos

The ESMA analyzed the impact of COVID-19 on financial markets, highlighting the supposed risks linked to crypto investment. 6267 Total views 23 Total shares The European Securities and Markets Authority, the European Union’s independent financial authority, has warned about the high risk of cryptocurrency investment. In its latest “Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities” report published Wednesday, […]

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Blockchain-based COVID-19 passports to begin trials in Q1

Blockchain-based COVID-19 passports to begin trials in Q1

Blockchain-based digital passports containing a traveler’s COVID-19 testing and vaccination status will begin pilots in the next month. 6822 Total views 86 Total shares The International Air Transport Association will soon roll out blockchain-based passports that digitally store an individual’s health information — specifically, their COVID-19 testing and vaccination status. In a move that IATA […]

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Iota blockchain used to track COVID-19 test results at Frankfurt Airport

Iota blockchain used to track COVID-19 test results at Frankfurt Airport

Ubrich GmbH is providing a solution using Iota to the Frankfurt Airport coronavirus testing center. 6795 Total views 23 Total shares Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the heightened need for various biosurveillance measures sparked interest in the relevance of privacy-enhancing technologies such as blockchain that could protect public health data amid the crisis.  A […]

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