Identifying children and saving lives one thumbprint at a time

Posted by on September 29, 2016 3:17 pm
Categories: health

Digital scans of a young child’s fingerprints can be correctly identified one year later, a first-of-its-kind study demonstrates. A child could be identified by a simple fingerprint scan at each medical visit, allowing them to get proper medical care such as life-saving vaccinations or food supplements, say authors of a new report.

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