Hong Kong Media: Blockchain Technology Helps Mainland to Fight Epidemic

The Hong Kong Asia Times website published a report entitled "Blockchain Helps Fight New Crown Virus" on February 19th. In response to the current new coronavirus epidemic, the Chinese mainland has started to use blockchain technology to manage medical data and track virus prevention Supply of materials and advice to the public. According to media reports, from February 1st to February 14th, 20 blockchain applications to assist in epidemic prevention and control were launched. As many people return to work, most applications become tools for managing people's personal data. Several local governments have pointed out that blockchain technology enables them to effectively track and protect the information collected. Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, applies this technology to online consultation and screening, and to secure management of health records.