Article: South Korea to issue blockchain-protected digital “vaccine passports”

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South Korea to issue blockchain-protected digital 'vaccine passports' | The  Japan TimesSouth Korea to issue blockchain-protected digital “vaccine passports”

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said a mobile app, which will allow international travellers to show digital proof of vaccination, will be officially launched this month.

“The introduction of a vaccine passport or ‘Green Pass’ will only allow those who have been vaccinated to experience the recovery to their daily lives,” Chung told a government meeting, adding the app uses blockchain technology to prevent counterfeit.

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Article: Global Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market Gaining Momentum—Projected to Reach USD 4,720.96 Million by 2027

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Global Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market Gaining Momentum—Projected to Reach USD 4,720.96 Million by 2027

Noida, India, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A study recently conducted by the strategic consulting and market research firm, BlueWeave Consulting revealed that the global blockchain technology in healthcare market was worth USD 129.22 million in 2020 and is further projected to reach USD 4,720.96 million by 2027, at a CAGR of 68.13% during the forecast period (2021-2027). The market is driven by factors, such as elimination of intermediaries, cost savings, government partnerships, transparency, removal of unscrupulous attacks, security from cyberattacks, and establishment of consortiums/ working groups, among others.

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