Coronavirus: Could Blockchain Prevent Future Pandemics?

Blockchain and Coronavirus: could it prevent future pandemics? (

Blockchain technology is increasingly been mentioned as a tool to assist with various aspects of containing the coronavirus outbreak. Could the use of blockchain in the health care industry help to prevent future pandemics?

Main issues in healthcare

  • Non-optimal data management
  • Underreporting
  • Political complications
  • Lack of innovation in healthcare systems

Blockchain use cases

  • Record management: single source of information
  • Blockchain healthcare surveillance system
  • Tracking infectious disease outbreaks
  • Management crisis situations
  • Securing medical supply chains
  • Prevent zoonotic diseases
  • China and blockchain
  • HashLog
  • IBM Food Trust

What do you think?

Posted by Christophe Langlois

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