Brits selling coronavirus survival kits on eBay – including condoms and beans

Opportunist Brits are hoping to make a quick quid by selling “end of the world” survival kits in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

The kits include condoms, a tin of beans, anti bacterial hand gel, toilet roll and a face mask.

Others have all of the above plus a thermometer, tissues, tooth paste, anti bacterial hand gel and disinfectant spray.

Each kit varies in price, with the handy collection of items ranging from £45 to £100.

The box of items have been created in response to growing coronavirus fears as the number of confirmed cases of the disease approach 400.

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Toilet roll and anti bacterial hand gel have become somewhat of a joke in British culture following reports of loo roll and anti bac selling out in supermarkets across the UK.

Using the hashtag #toiletpaperpanic some users are flogging rolls for as much as £6,000 for 12 online.

Panicked Brits also took to eBay to flog Carex hand soap after pictures of empty Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Lidl, and Asda shelves emerged on social media.

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Carex is the UK’s number one hand wash brand, selling antibacterial hand gel, and wash, with added antibacterial protection.

Sellers even put bottles of Carex up on eBay and Amazon, with one 250ml bottle of Mr Men Sherbet Lemon Handwash going for £199.99.

Hundreds of Carex users have tweeted about the missing product, causing the antibacterial hand gel giant Carex to trend on Twitter.

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The panic follows an announcement from Public Health England of a further 52 confirmed coronavirus cases.

Currently, there are 373 cases, with the most being in Hertfordshire, second to the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

It comes as the eighth British national to die from the coronavirus was announced by Indonesian authorities today.

The patient, a 53-year-old woman, died in Bali and was reportedly "critically ill" when she was diagnosed with the disease last week.

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