Source: Overseas Network
Source: Associated Press
[Overseas Network April 21 | War Epidemic Full Time Zone] As the new crown pneumonia epidemic continues to spread in the United States, more and more Of people choose to wear a mask. The owner of a store in Florida discovered the business opportunity and “ingeniously” introduced masks made of materials such as Burmese python skin, claiming that such masks are not only a “fashion statement”, but also can limit the spread of the new crown virus. effect.
Comprehensive US "Newsweek", "New York Post" and other media reports on the 20th, from FloridaBrian Wood of the state designed a mask made of animal leather such as python skin and crocodile skin. "People have to cover their faces, and this situation may last longer than we thought," Wood said. "Some people may also want to be fashionable during the epidemic, so I want to provide them with some Choose."
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Although these leather masks do not provide protection by themselves, Wood said that there is room for filtering equipment or protective layers in the masks. He explained that a 10-foot-long snake can meet the needs of 10 masks. "People tell me that I want to buy 5 to 12 of these masks, so I will definitely buy them from local huntersTo the snake. "
The US media said that in Florida, hunters are allowed to kill Burmese pythons on private land with the permission of the landowner. In fact, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also This is encouraged because the Burmese python is an invasive species native to South Asia. According to the US Department of Agriculture, this snake was introduced to the United States and is now scattered in South Florida, competing with local species for food.
This month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new recommendations on masks, encouraging the public to wear cloth masks when it is difficult to maintain social distance, and also released how to use T-shirts or handkerchiefs to make their own masks Some states, including Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, went a step further and introduced mandatory policies. As of 10:30 on April 21, Beijing time, a total of 78 cases of new coronary pneumonia have been confirmed in the United States.There were 6638 cases, and the total number of deaths exceeded 42,000. (Overseas Net Zhang Ni)