BEIJING, May 3 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL INDUSTRY
The broad application of big data in China's COVID-19 prevention and control has promoted the speedy digital transformation of the medical industry, according to reports released at the fourth Digital China Summit.
The national QR health code, which displays individual COVID-19 test results and travel history data, has been used more than 60 billion times. China's health authorities have also used big data from confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases to track close contacts and allocate medical supplies through digital means.
INTERNET FIRMS REPORT FAST Q1 REVENUE GROWTH
China's major internet companies posted rapid revenue growth in the first quarter this year, as online goods and services consumption boomed, official data showed.
Business revenue of major internet companies came in at 324.9 billion yuan (about 50.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the first three months, surging 28.7 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
COVID-19 VACCINE SHOTS
More than 14.55 million people in Beijing had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Saturday, according to the Beijing municipal health commission.
Nationwide, over 270.4 million COVID-19 vaccine shots had been administered by Saturday, the National Health Commission said. Enditem