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Breakdown 7.21.21
Bitcoin Reclaims $30K as the Macro Discussion Shifts From Inflation to COVID-19 to Growth
Bitcoin’s rebound following a gloomy week may be an expression of a shifting macro narrative.
Breakdown 7.21.21

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COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Fueled 'Modest' Jump in Bitcoin Price Last Year: Cleveland Fed
Policymakers should not be concerned, the researchers wrote: Only 0.02% of coronavirus-relief checks ended up in bitcoin.
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Fake Covid Certificates, Stolen Vaccines Sold on Dark Web for Bitcoin
The dark web vendors like the ubiquity and anonymity of the top cryptocurrencies, a new report said.
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2 Tweets Make a Story: Bloomberg's Bitcoin Miami Report
The first story about COVID out of Bitcoin 2021 needed significantly more reporting than it had, and unfortunately, it drove copy-paste follow-ons instead.
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Bitcoin Conference Draws Cryptocurrency Fans To Miami
Was Bitcoin Miami a COVID Superspreader Event? Too Early to Say
The plural of anecdote is not data.
Bitcoin Conference Draws Cryptocurrency Fans To Miami

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Florida Health-Care Company Accepting Bitcoin for COVID-19 Tests
The service is available at Progressive Care's PharmoRx locations in North Miami Beach.
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin
Buterin, Srinivasan Donate to COVID Relief Fund for India 'Shaken' by Second Wave
Buterin donated more than $600,000 in crypto while Srinivasan donated $50,000 and pledged up to $100,000 more.
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NY's Blockchain-Based COVID-19 Passport Is Now Live
The pass will be used to confirm an individual's recent negative PCR or antigen test result or proof of vaccination to help fast-track the reopening of businesses and event venues.
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Andrew Cuomo
NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Pilot Project Using IBM's Blockchain-Based COVID-19 App
The health app built with IBM has been named the Excelsior Pass and will be tested in New York City.
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Singapore Uses Blockchain for Verification of COVID-19 Test Results
The city state's Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and Ministry of Health (MOH) have developed a set of open-source digital standards used to issue COVID-19 test results, known as HealthCerts.
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