Masks, Mantras, and the Black-9 Pill: Thubten Phuntsok and Tibetan Netizens on Coronavirus and Tibetan Medicine

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High Peaks Pure Earth has been monitoring online responses to the coronavirus. Tibetans are responding with satire and poetry, as well as disseminating practical information and translating health advisory notices into Tibetan. In addition to producing translations of health warnings and sharing preventative advice, the pandemic is generating a debate about the efficacy of Tibetan medicine.

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