Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus in 2019. The virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales. Blockchain technology's immutable feature and transparent nature can be used for tracking public health data surveillance.
Omicron Soares to an ATH, amid the Covid-19 Pandemic Variant Outbreak
The price of one tiny cryptocurrency, coincidently named Omicron (OMIC) after the fast-spreading Covid-19 variant, has soared to an all-time high.
Cashing Out Vitalik Buterin’s Crypto Donation Proves Difficult for India’s Covid Relief Fund
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency to a crypto Covid relief fund in India.
CUHK Pairs with ConsenSys To Launch Blockchain-based Covid Digital Health Passport
The Chinese University of Hong Kong and an Ethereum technology company-ConsenSys have launched a blockchain solution-based digital health passport for trial to record all Covid-19 related activities.
Fintech CEO Pleads Guilty to ICO and COVID-19 Loan Fraud in the US
Taiwanese national Justin Cheng has pled guilty to multiple counts of fraud involving $7M COVID-19 relief funds and ICO scams.
Microsoft President Says Fintech Firms Should Leave the Role of Issuing Digital Currencies to Governments
Microsoft President Brad Smith has criticized financial technology firms attempting to issue currencies, stating that governments are still best suited to play this role.
Goldman Sachs Says Customer Demands for Bitcoin Are Increasing
Goldman Sachs President and COO John Waldron has revealed that the bank is experiencing a rising demand for Bitcoin from its customers.
Bitcoin Will Not Likely Be Held by Central Banks in the Future, Says ECB President Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde, the President of the European Central Bank, has once again made her stance on Bitcoin clear.
Kaspersky Report: Bitcoin Crime to Rise in 2021 Due to Covid-19 Induced Poverty
According to a new Kaspersky report, the coronavirus pandemic will increase cases of crypto and Bitcoin crimes in 2021.
Tencent Cloud Tech to Support Blockchain Digital Records for Travel Amid COVID-19
Tencent Holdings has joined hands with blockchain firm ShareRing to deploy a blockchain-powered digital document and identity management solution.
Bitcoin Convert Jim Cramer says Wall Street Ignoring COVID-19 Cases, Biden Election Fraud Dispute and Collapse in Stimulus Talks
Bitcoin convert and CNBC analyst Jim Cramer thinks Wall Street is ignoring market risks from rising US COVID-19 cases, the 2020 election dispute, and collapse in stimulus talks.