Cambodians use scarecrows to scare away the coronavirus

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Cambodians use scarecrows to scare away the coronavirus

Cambodia

In Cambodia, coronavirus ‘scarecrows’ deployed by farmers to ward off infection

  • The effigies known as ‘Ting Mong’ often pop up in villages that have been hard-hit by infectious diseases like dengue or waterborne diarrhoea
  • Cambodia appears to escaped the brunt of the pandemic, with 283 infections and no deaths, though sceptics say the low toll is caused by a lack of testing

Topic |   Cambodia
Cambodians use scarecrows to scare away the coronavirus

01:35

Cambodians use scarecrows to scare away the coronavirus

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