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The cholera-19 pandemic is forcing institutions to push the world to reconsider something overwhelming. With germs, but people are exposed to it every day, that's the banknote.
South Korea's National Bank said on Friday they had collected all the paper money Over the course of two weeks and burn some cash as well to reduce the spread of the virus. The country has also followed China's initiative to clean the bank with some heat and burn it.
At the same time, the Loure Museum in Paris ceased to receive banknotes during the epidemic. This trend has pushed people and institutions to start using mobile payment services and other technologies.
Paul Matewale, a professor of microbiology at London Metropolitan University, told CNN Busness that viruses and viruses can actually survive. Yes, on paper. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that people wash their hands after holding their banknotes, especially before eating. Also, credit card is not much cleaner than paper money.
During the initial virus outbreak, China has already started using these services. According to eMarketer, 50% of Chinese people use mobile payment services like WeChat and AliPay.
Obviously, people in Cambodia can't completely avoid using paper money, but people can start to be cautious More especially after touching the banknotes. In addition, experts recommend cleaning the cellphone with an alcohol-based cloth. (According to sources from CNN)