Well, now there's a solution. And it doesn't come out of magic, but bizarre marketing.
A US-based company is selling used, snot-filled tissues to help you get sick. Yep, you read that right.
As disgusting as it is, it's real.
Vaev is based on the idea that "you should be able to get sick on your terms." The description about their only product, Tevue Tissue, continues, "We believe that a tissue that carries a human sneeze is more than needles or pills. you will too. "
The only purpose of their product is simple ̵
Vev Tissue, from the new startup VaV, based in Los Angeles, costs $ 79.99 or INR 5,700, according to
In an interview to TIME Oliver Niessen, the 34-year-old founder of the company explains the reason behind it. "The simple idea is you choose now to get sick, with the idea in mind that you get sick with that same cold … later."
"You wipe your nose with a tissue a few days before leaving on vacation, for instance, and get your cold out of the way before your trip," Niessen says. "That kind of freedom, that kind of luxury to choose – I mean, we customize everything in our lives and we have everything the way we want it, so why not approach sickness that way as well?" He adds.
"A sick person sneezes into a batch of our tissues, and then we put them in our packaging," Neissen revealed. explains in the interview that they have a set of "stable sneers" which they have to, some of which were recruited online.
They even have a promotional video on their website explaining how their entire method is simply, "Training your immune systems. "
However, doctors will tell you that this is a bad idea. Every single virus puts into a tissue, unless it is the same one, unless they are medically tested from before. You have absolutely no idea what virus you are getting – or the effects that could come with it.
However, people are still buying it. A highlight on Vaev's Instagram page shows that people actually bought these tissues
So is this product a brilliant idea, or just thinly-veiled biohazard waste? You decide
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