People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP

No smartphone, no health code, no problem. A railway station in China offers relief to seniors

  • A railway station in eastern China is helping people without smartphones print out health codes to help them on their journey
  • Many seniors in China are still offline, leaving them unable to get the digital health codes that have become an essential tool during the Covid-19 pandemic

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People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
People wearing face masks in Beijing use a smartphone app to scan a QR code required to prove their health and travel status before being allowed to enter a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
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