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The Ancient Practice of Self Isolation ( BBC REEL )
May 2 (Saturday)
Duration: Six minutes 

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Long before any recorded pandemic, an ancient civilisation in Nepal used a little-known system of quarantine. It was a standard cultural practice for people to self-isolate nearly a thousand years ago. The rule was used to contain and prevent the transmission of infectious diseases in crowded urban environments.
 

Video by Alice Carfrae and Nisha Rai Kasell

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