Chinese city proposes permanent health tracking with a score based on drinking and exercise habits
A Chinese woman shows her local health QR code from the Beijing Municipality to a security guard as he checks her temperature before entering a shopping area during the May holiday on May 3, 2020 in Beijing, China.
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A Chinese city has unveiled proposals to permanently track a person’s health through an app that gives them a score based on factors such as how much alcohol they drank and the amount of sleep they got.
The tracking system would work via a digital barcode on a person’s phones. These so-called QR codes became popular during the height of China’s coronavirus outbreak. They are still being used — to a lesser extent than before — to determine whether a person can enter a building or take public transport.
Some of the barcode apps work on a …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]