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"Unpleasant" coronavirus Halloween masks from China are being sold on Amazon


Amazon has vowed to remove "extremely nasty" coronavirus Halloween masks from its UK website – as UK police chiefs warned today that trick or treating and bonfire night will have to be canceled due to the pandemic.

The latex masks, some of which sell for up to £ 30, resemble an illustration of the SARS-CoV-2019 virus – but with haunted eyes and a jagged mouth.

They are listed on the online marketplace by a number of sellers based in China and are considered "Adult and Youth Suitable".

One seller wrote in the product description that the mask would make "an amazing and lasting impression".

It comes after the global death toll for the virus hit one million people this week.

The masks were rated "extremely uncomfortable" by a parent group, while Amazon has vowed to remove the entries from its website.

China-made "extremely uncomfortable" coronavirus Halloween masks are on sale on Amazon's UK website

The latex masks - some of which sell for up to £ 30 - are listed on the online marketplace by a number of Chinese sellers

The "non-toxic" masks are marketed as suitable for adults and teenagers. One seller claims the mask will make "an amazing and lasting impression".

The latex masks – some of which sell for up to £ 30 – are listed on the online marketplace by a number of Chinese sellers. The "non-toxic" masks are marketed as suitable for adults and teenagers. One seller claims the mask will make "an amazing and lasting impression".

The full masks resemble a picture of the SARS-CoV-2019 virus (picture) - but with creepy eyes and a mouth

The full masks resemble a picture of the SARS-CoV-2019 virus (picture) – but with creepy eyes and a mouth

One of the ads that was still on Amazon at the time of writing is from YTFU EU – a seller who hails from the Guangdong area of ​​China.

Police are urging people to cancel Halloween and Bonfire Night events to stop the coronavirus from spreading

Police are asking Halloween trick or treating to put away the plastic teeth and sheets to avoid spreading the virus on Halloween.

They also want organizers of Bonfire Night celebrations to cancel the fireworks.

Martin Hewitt, chairman of the National Board of Police Chiefs, said yesterday, "There's a lot of messages going on regarding Halloween, it's probably the next big event."

“I have no doubt that the armed forces will definitely be planning operations around the normal Halloween weekend because of all the different things that are going on. I am pretty confident that there will not be any major events related to bonfires etc, but that will matter to the local authorities.

“But I'll be very, very surprised if any of this happens. I can imagine that there will be a whole series of marketing campaigns at the local level, by police forces and local authorities, to get the message across to people that it would be pretty stupid to try and do this the way it is traditionally done and the Effects of that. & # 39;

Police forces often schedule operations around Halloween when the scale of crimes such as antisocial behavior, break-ins, and mugging can increase. But this year, Mr Hewitt said many local areas will be closed and the armed forces will try to prevent people from mingling with others and trick-or-treating spread the virus between households.

He said: “By the end of October we will – I have no doubt – find ourselves in different situations regarding local lockdown scenarios in different parts of the country.

"In any case, the armed forces will think about how they are going to handle these particular days, as there are always some big days for us to deal with."

The product is listed as YTFU Corona Latex Horror Mask and it sells for £ 14.59 with free shipping.

It is listed as being made of "safe" and "non-toxic" material with a "terrible corona design".

The seller says the masks are suitable for most adults and teenagers and that wearing this Halloween horror mask makes an amazing and lasting impression.

Another brand listed on Amazon as being sold by user yangqingwen1456 from Zhenjiang City, China sells a mask for £ 28.99.

The WWJJTT Halloween Coronavirus Mask is said to be made of "natural non-toxic material, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and beautifully painted".

The description adds, “This mask can attract people's attention when worn to the party. You can choose this mask more ladies than before. & # 39;

One of the sellers promises to ship the product "within six to ten days", with the mask arriving on October 21 – 10 days before Halloween – or November 7 – after the annual calendar date.

Another mask called "Coronavirus Horror Latex Head Mask", which is no longer available, is listed in the description as "natural and realistic look" which is terrible and scary, and many children are scared to get closer.

"This will make you feel happier and more active."

It adds: 'The latex virus full face mask is big enough to turn on and off. There is no obstacle to seeing or breathing and it is very breathable. & # 39;

The masks were criticized by Rachel Power, the executive director of the patient association.

She told The Sun, “These masks show a terrible loss of judgment on the part of manufacturers and sellers, and I hope they will be removed from sale quickly.

"I have no doubt that the vast majority of people will find them extremely uncomfortable, and I cannot imagine many people would want to wear one."

An Amazon spokesperson told MailOnline: & # 39; All sellers must follow our sales guidelines, and those who don't will be subject to measures including possible account removal.

"These products will be removed."

It comes as the police urge Halloween trick or treating to put away the plastic teeth and bedsheets to prevent the virus from spreading.

They also want organizers of Bonfire Night celebrations to cancel the fireworks.

The masks were rated "extremely uncomfortable" by a group of parents

Amazon has vowed to remove the entries from its website

The masks were rated "extremely uncomfortable" by a parent group, while Amazon has vowed to remove the entries from its website.

The WWJJTT Halloween Coronavirus Mask is said to be made of "natural non-toxic material, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and beautifully painted".

The WWJJTT Halloween Coronavirus Mask is said to be made of "natural non-toxic material, environmentally friendly, non-toxic and beautifully painted".

Martin Hewitt, chairman of the National Board of Police Chiefs, said yesterday, "There's a lot of messages going on regarding Halloween, it's probably the next big event."

“I have no doubt that the armed forces will definitely be planning operations around the normal Halloween weekend because of all the different things that are going on.

The plague doctors' costumes are sold out before Halloween

The plague doctors' costumes are sold out in costume stores as they are considered one of the most popular Halloween costumes this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Medieval epidemic doctor outfits with long black robes, black cylinder hats, gloves and the distinctive beaked masks are already sold out in some online shops.

The costumes were worn by doctors who treated patients during the bubonic plague epidemics in Western Europe.

Plague doctors often wore a leather or wax coat from head to toe and a beak mask filled with sweet-smelling herbs, dried flowers, or a vinegar sponge to ward off the disease.

They also carried a pole to stab or fend off the victims.

Jokers & # 39; Masquerade sells a Medieval Plague Doctor Halloween costume, including a robe, collar, belt, hat and mask, for £ 34.99.

Amazon has a plague doctor mask, black top hat, black hooded cape, black gloves and cane for £ 27.99, and even a kid's version with blood splattered on the arm for £ 15.99.

Lots of people took to Twitter to reveal they are wearing plague costumes for Halloween this year.

Nayexus wrote, "I'm a plague doctor this Halloween and I swear if a kid has the nerve to do trick or treating in my house this year, I'll give him live leeches."

Raphael Mejia wrote: "The plague doctor will be my Halloween costume."

Maria added, "The amount of plague doctors we'll see this Halloween."

“I'm pretty confident that there won't be any big events around bonfires etc, but that will matter to the local authorities.

“But I'll be very, very surprised if any of this happens. I can imagine that there will be a whole series of marketing campaigns at the local level, by police forces and local authorities to get the message across to people that it would be pretty stupid to try and do this the way it is traditionally done and the Effects of that. & # 39;

Police forces often plan operations around Halloween when the level of crimes such as antisocial behavior, break-ins, and mugging can increase.

But this year, Mr. Hewitt said many areas in the area will be closed and the armed forces will try to prevent people from mingling with others and trick-or-treating the virus to spread to households.

He said: “By the end of October we will – I have no doubt – find ourselves in different situations regarding local lockdown scenarios in different parts of the country.

"In any case, the armed forces will think about how they are going to handle these particular days, as there are always some big days for us to deal with."

It was announced yesterday that plague doctors' costumes in costume stores are sold out as they are considered one of the most popular Halloween costumes this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Medieval plague doctor outfits with long black robes, black top hats, gloves and the distinctive beak masks are already sold out in some online shops.

The costumes were worn by doctors who treated patients during the bubonic plague epidemics in Western Europe.

Plague doctors often wore a leather or wax coat from head to toe and a beak mask filled with sweet-smelling herbs, dried flowers, or a vinegar sponge to ward off the disease.

They also carried a pole to stab or fend off the victims.

Jokers' Masquerade sells a Medieval Plague Doctor Halloween costume, including a robe, collar, belt, hat and mask, for £ 34.99.

Amazon has a plague doctor mask, black top hat, black hooded cape, black gloves and cane for £ 27.99, and even a kid's version with blood splattered on the arm for £ 15.99.

Lots of people took to Twitter to reveal they are wearing plague costumes for Halloween this year.

Nayexus wrote, "I'm a plague doctor this Halloween, and I swear if a kid has the nerve to do trick or treating in my house this year, I'll give him live leeches."

Raphael Mejia wrote: "The plague doctor will be my Halloween costume."

Maria added, "The amount of plague doctors we'll see this Halloween."

Not the party spirit! Clairvoyant blows up "irresponsible" poundland for selling £ 1 OUIJA boards for Halloween gatherings

One medium has rated Poundland as "totally irresponsible" for whipping Ouija boards for Halloween.

Clairvoyant Julie Tetley claims the devices could "destroy human lives" and "ghosts can cause suicide".

She fears that she will be "busy" over the next few months dealing with the aftermath of people engaging in dark arts by accidentally summoning sinister spirits with the £ 1 prop.

Poundland is selling its Spirit Board as part of its Creepy Town Halloween displays nationwide for £ 1

Poundland is selling its Spirit Board as part of its Creepy Town Halloween displays nationwide for £ 1

The 64-year-old medium was horrified to discover that the boards, a firm favorite in horror films, were being sold as Halloween decorations in the Scarborough store.

Although Julie accepts that the board is just a tool, it encourages people to "open their energies" and communicate with spirits – some are "darker" than others.

She claimed that people should leave the so-called "game" alone, believing that the evil spirits can lead to suicides among those they are "attached" to.

Clairvoyant Julie Tetley, 64, claims the devices could "destroy people's lives."

Clairvoyant Julie Tetley, 64, claims the devices could "destroy people's lives."

Poundland is selling its Spirit Board as part of its Halloween displays & # 39; Creepy Town & # 39; nationwide for £ 1.

Sales of the product are limited to over 18 years of age and the product is labeled "For Adults Only".

Julie from Scarborough said, “It is completely irresponsible for Poundland to sell this. It's awful.

“Children will buy them, they just want to have fun. You see it on TV, you don't understand what you are doing, it can destroy your life in every way.

“It can affect you negatively all the time. You need to know that the intention in using these boards is to talk to the mind.

"Sometimes people say," this board didn't work, it didn't move, "but they've already opened that channel to ghosts, then they'll find out later."

Julie has been a medium her entire life, saying that those who are not trained in energies may be at the mercy of "unscrupulous" characters who try to take advantage of them.

Julie said, “You get people who were ruthless, people who would take advantage of that, and people who were very, very scary here, and you get the same in the mood.

According to Poundland, sales of the product are limited to over 18 years of age and the product is labeled "Adults Only" (Image: archive image of the Poundland store).

& # 39; Your personality is still who you are (in spiritual form).

“When a darker energy attaches to someone who is naive, they can just take advantage of it – they can cause stress and worry.

“You will give them information that is correct, then suddenly this board will spell something like a fatal accident or one of your parents will be killed.

“They will say something terrible and worry that person because the other things they have given were true.

“It can cause a lot of stress, the mind can begin to manipulate through their minds – giving them bad thoughts and giving them thoughts about suicidal tendencies.

"It can almost cause suicide in the long run, so it's very, very dangerous."

A Poundland spokesperson said, 'Poundland is the home of Halloween and the Spirit Board is part of this year's extensive Halloween decoration range.

“We understand the spirits trembled in disbelief when they were told it was only 1 pound. Just wait for people to see the voodoo dolls. & # 39;

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