Face mask prices surge as coronavirus fears grow

Face mask prices surge as coronavirus fears grow

The price of disposable face masks is spiking globally amid the coronavirus scare. In the US, on Wednesday, Amazon had sold out different mask varieties. Keepa, which tracks prices of items sold on Amazon, showed that a 10-pack of 3M N95 respirators now costs $99.99 (price a month back $18.20). Amazon alerted merchants about face masks that are ’not in compliance’ with its pricing policies.

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Ekitchi Hoshi
Ekitchi Hoshi 0 months

Just a reminder, wearing a mask is a good idea if you are sick and want to avoid spreading it around. However wearing a mask doesn't protect you from other people's diseases in the slightest. You mostly get infected by getting some on your hands and then from your hands to face and mouth.

Nicholas Noel
Nicholas Noel 0 months

You think a face mask is going to save you?

Max Maidment
Max Maidment 0 months

Price gouging is what allows everyone to get one or two masks instead of the wealthy buying out the whole stock just to make sure they don't run out, disregarding others.

david dindu
david dindu 0 months

face masks are a yooman right

Roamer MGTOW
Roamer MGTOW 0 months

all n95 masks in home depots are sold out afaik.

Bo
Bo 0 months

i got the hook up... $2 a mask

Darknimbus3
Darknimbus3 0 months

Wow, talk about profits from epidemics lmfao

Louis S
Louis S 0 months

I knew Big Mask was behind this

Carol
Carol 0 months

America is full of GREED!

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