On the Need to Replace the “Filthy” Cash

On March 3, the World Health Organization (WHO) advised the use of contactless technology for payments instead of cash as paper money could be spreading the COVID-19 virus: people should wash their hands after handling cash because COVID-19 could be carried on the surface of banknotes for several days. Meanwhile, banknotes are being irradiated with ultraviolet light and high temperatures in China. This in agreement with research that shows how filthy cash really is:

On our part, we bet on replacing cash with contactless technology: we use the latest technologies, including Near-Field-Contact payments (NFC), with global coverage.