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Algorand Launches A Blockchain App To Help Battle The Coronavirus


Algorand Launches A Blockchain App To Help Battle The Coronavirus

The Singapore-based blockchain company, Algorand Foundation, has launched an application called IReport-Covid to help the fight against the novel COVID-19. Users can fulfill a survey, which will soon be publicly posted on the Algorand blockchain to ensure free and constant access.

Blockchain App Against COVID-19

At the time of this writing, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases is exceeding 600,000. The death tolls are close to 30,000, and the effects are not slowing down. In attempts to fight it, numerous health organizations, businesses, and even individuals are launching different initiatives. Such is the case with IReport-Covid application by the blockchain company – Algorand Foundation. It allows symptomatic and non-symptomatic users to directly report any information they wish about the virus anonymously by filling a survey. According to the website, this will “teach us about how COVID-19 is affecting people in real-time, which can help inform the public and studies on the pandemic now and into the future.” All responses cannot be altered or dismissed and are automatically posted publicly on the Algorand blockchain to “guarantee free and permanent access to anyone.” Read More...