Amazon cracks down on products “claiming to fight coronavirus”

Amazon cracks down on products “claiming to fight coronavirus” - The US online retail giant is attacking products claiming to fight coronavirus, distributed by third-party sellers.

More than a million products have been taken off Amazon. Since the start of the coronavirus epidemic, there have been more and more articles promising to protect - or treat - customers against possible infection. In recent days, the price of antibacterial masks and gels has soared, with increases of up to 1000%. Amazon also claims to have removed tens of thousands of products, the prices of which were considered excessive.

 

Last local news

Lunchtime News Tuesday 18th May 2021

France’s Health Minister Olivier Véran has said that France will "soon" reach a point where the mask will no longer be compulsory outdoors, although n... Lunchtime News Tuesday 18th May 2021 Read More

18/05/2021

French and Riviera News Tuesday 18th May 2021

The number of covid patients hospitalized in critical care continued to decline on Monday, May 17th, while the total number of hospitalisations was at... French and Riviera News Tuesday 18th May 2021 Read More

18/05/2021

Evening Update Monday 17 May 2021

French government spokesperson Gabriel Attal has said that "the signals are green" for a partial reopening of many businesses on Wednesday. He said th... Evening Update Monday 17 May 2021 Read More

17/05/2021