Coronavirus isolation causes surge in sex toy sales | COVID-19 Special

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    Studies show the physical contact is helping people cope with isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. That makes some businesses booming. Sex doll producers say they have seen demand double during the coronavirus pandemic. The dolls’ exemption from rules on masks and social distancing make them the ideal lockdown companions. But just how effective is it, when your liaison can’t talk back?

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