Cambodia’s Hun Sen Blasts Online Virus Misinformation

The country’s leader urged people to remain calm about the new virus from China while threatening to kick out those seen wearing a face mask.

Cambodia’s leader urged people Thursday to remain calm about the new virus from China while threatening to kick out reporters or officials seen wearing a face mask.

Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a live televised address that people should not be scared because the real illness they faced was fear, based on inaccurate information on social media.

“The prime minister does not wear a mask, so why should you be wearing a mask here,” he said.

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