A Condom Shortage Possible As Coronavirus Shuts Down Production

Looks like there might be a lot of baby showers to go to after this quarantine is over.

Just one week after New York City sent out a health announcement asking citizens to masturbate and avoid “rim jobs” during this time of social isolation, we have yet another sex-related crisis on our hands.

According to the Guardian, a global shortage of condoms is looming after the coronavirus lockdown forced the world’s biggest producer to shut down production.

Globally, one in every five condoms is made by a Malaysian company, Karex Bhd. However, the company has been shut down for a week as the Malaysian government imposes factory lockdowns to stop the spread of coronavirus.

The company, which is marketed in the United States as Durex, was “given permission to restart production on Friday, but with only 50% of its workforce, under a special exemption for critical industries.”

Goh Miah Kiat, chief executive of the company told the publication, “We are going to see a global shortage of condoms everywhere, which is going to be scary. My concern is that for a lot of humanitarian programs … in Africa, the shortage will not just be two weeks or a month. That shortage can run into months.”

In the meantime guys… Maybe “No glove, no love?” I mean, not unless you want your live to change in 9 months.

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