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Cuddly Ebola toy almost wiped out

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 00:34

All three versions of an Ebola virus toy are sold out on a website that markets plush dolls of microscopic organisms. Tara Cleary reports.

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It's probably the only time you'll find Ebola associated with "Add to Wishlist". Giantmicrobes.com's fluffy rendition of the deadly virus is completely sold out. The company makes a range of plush toys modeled after microbes and diseases. And founder and CEO Drew Oliver says even though they've sold tens of thousands of Ebola toys in the past decade, the recent outbreak of the disease in West Africa has created more demand. Oliver says the Ebola virus will be back in stock "imminently".

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Cuddly Ebola toy almost wiped out

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 00:34

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