Tag: vaccine

Apr 01 2021

Qtum Partners with Vaccine Forward to Boost Global COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Apr 01 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  covid19 news qtum vaccine

The blockchain platform Qtum has announced the partnership with Vaccine Forward to help the fundraising initiative to raise vaccines for distribution to over 92 countries. The goal of the partnership is to raise $2 billion to speed the vaccination process through some of the world’s poorest countries, with the Qtum Chain Foundation committing to match [...] The post Qtum Partners with Vaccine Forward...

Mar 29 2021

New York to Accelerate Business Reopenings with Blockchain-Based COVID19 Passport

Mar 29 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  covid-19 news passport vaccine

New York State’s Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, announced the launch of a blockchain Covid19 passport to allow the voluntary sharing of Covid19 Vaccination and Test Status. The new passport, which will go by the name of Excelsior Pass, was developed in partnership with IBM using blockchain technology to ensure the authenticity, security, and privacy of [...] The post New York to Accelerate Business...

Dec 02 2020

Bitcoin Rebounds as UK Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech’s Vaccine

Bitcoin inched back into positive territory on Wednesday just as Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine won UK authorization. The country's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency announced the approval Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, Pfizer and BioNTech stated that they would start delivering doses of the two-shot vaccine to the UK in the coming days, marking the first key milestone in curbing the virus that...

Nov 25 2020

Bitcoin Looks at COVID-19 Vaccine As Its Next Potential Bullish Narrative

A COVID-19 vaccine appears like bad news for Bitcoin until it does not. The arrival of the novel coronavirus pandemic was initially worse for every market, including cryptocurrency. The BTC/USD exchange rate fell more than 60 percent in just two days of trading in March 2020, its decline coinciding with a crash across the global financial market. Later, central banks...

Nov 16 2020

Why Gold Fell Drastically Last Week and Bitcoin Didn’t

At one point on Monday, Bitcoin was down 4.30 percent from its opening rate at $15,482. Traders who considered the cryptocurrency as their true hedge against the economic meltdown led by the coronavirus lockdowns suddenly felt the need to not holding it. The reason was simple: they thought there won't be extended lockdowns in the... The post Why Gold Fell Drastically Last Week...

Why Gold Fell Drastically Last Week and Bitcoin Didn’t

At one point on Monday, Bitcoin was down 4.30 percent from its opening rate at $15,482. Traders...

Nov 09 2020

The Biggest Macro Event Since March

Nov 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 markets people podcasts the breakdown

According to the bright minds of FinTwit, the biggest event isn’t the U.S. presidential election but today’s Pfizer vaccine update.

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