The Netherlands-based Public Health Blockchain Consortium (PHBC) has launched of a blockchain-based system for tracking the movement of persons not infected with COVID-19 and other high-risk viruses. The platform aims to protect healthy people from being infected by potentially life-threatening diseases.
“PHBC’s virus-free monitoring blockchain can automatically identify zones with and without validated incident reports by integrating real-time information from virus surveillance providers with artificial intelligence and geographical information systems. Those areas without validated reports of contamination are elevated to safe zone status,”Ayon Hazra, the administrator for the PHBC, explained.
If a person previously visited an infected area, they are required to stay in a quarantine zone, wherein communities can provide isolated places of residence to incoming visitors.