Enrique Dans
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Enrique Dans

How the pandemic helped kill off cash

IMAGE: A closeup of a five euros bill
IMAGE: Didier Weemaels on Unsplash

The relationship between the pandemic and the growing use of contactless payment goes back to the early days of Covid, when we still knew very little about how the virus was transmitted, and we mistakenly believed, that this could be done by touching infected surfaces.

That erroneous belief still hasn’t gone away, and many shops, restaurants and other public places still have hydroalcoholic gel…

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