Alexa Mask-hand sanitizer sever crisis in China

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Coronavirus spreads in 13 countries

Mask-hand sanitizer sever crisis in China

 International Desk

 Published: 01:19 PM, 26 January 2020  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

China's coronavirus has put the death toll on the whole world. No antidote to the deadly virus has been discovered yet. Now prevention is the only way.

However, new threats have emerged in China. The outbreak of the virus has caused people to buy masks and hand sanitizers in large numbers, and it creates the ultimate crisis. It is said that the country now needs 200 million pieces of masks per day.

According to a report in The Financial Times, Alibaba-owned Taobao has sold nearly 80 million masks in the country in just two days last week. From January 19 to 22, has sold at least 120.5 million pieces of the mask. Besides, their stock of hand sanitizer has also been exhausted. Sales of thermometers, glasses and various other ailments related to colds have increased.

Experts say cleanliness to prevent the virus. It is best to wash your face before entering the room from outside. It is advisable to wear a mask when outside even.

It is worth mentioning that, in China so far 1 thousand and 287 people have been reported infected with coronavirus while 56 of them died. The number of people infected with the virus is increasing every day. The virus has already spread to 13 countries around the world. Experts say the virus spread through bats and snakes.