Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin

Jowan Österlund holds a microchip implant in Stockholm in 2017. His company, Biohax International, is a leading provider of the devices in Sweden.

Proponents of the chips say they’re safe and largely protected from hacking, but one scientist is raising privacy concerns around the kind of personal health data that might be stored on the devices.

(Image credit: James Brooks/AP)