IBM has outlined how a blockchain-based digital health “passport” could allow society to reopen without the need to expose our private medical data.
After a year of lockdowns, millions of cases worldwide, and both social and economic devastation,continues to make its presence known. Thanks to the efforts of scientists, vaccination programs are underway. For many, this has created a glimmer of hope that some form of “normality” will eventually resume.
In the interim, however, a balance has to be made between safety and the risk of reopening economies, permitting travel, and allowing employees to return to their workplaces.
If COVID-19 is to be…