Health Data

PH: Unauthorized disclosure of COVID-19 patients’ identities continues

Nikko Dizon reports: As the number of coronavirus cases in the Philippines steadily increased from mid-March to late May, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) had been investigating 22 complaints of privacy breaches involving more than 150 COVID-19 patients, as well as suspected and probable cases. In at least 7 of these cases, the breach was...