Serbian cave hermit gets Covid-19 jab
21 August 2021 | 4:47 pm
Almost twenty years ago, Panta Petrovic made social distancing a lifestyle choice when he moved into a tiny Serbian mountain cave to avoid society. Last year, on one of his visits to town, the dreadlocked man with a long beard found out there was a pandemic raging. After vaccines against Covid-19 became available, he got jabbed and now urges everyone to do the same.
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