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It just doesn’t stop, does it?

capt.sge.txc75.131107034830.photo00.photo.default-512x341.jpgFirst, there was the lead. Then the GHB. Now, it is being revealed that cheap and popular Chinese headbands have been made from…ugh…used condoms.

Used condoms are being recycled into hair bands in southern China, threatening to spread sexually-transmittable diseases they were originally meant to prevent, state media reported Tuesday.
In the latest example of potentially harmful Chinese-made products, rubber hair bands have been found in local markets and beauty salons in Dongguan and Guangzhou cities in southern Guangdong province, China Daily newspaper said.
“These cheap and colourful rubber bands and hair ties sell well … threatening the health of local people,” it said.
Despite being recycled, the hair bands could still contain bacteria and viruses, it said.
“People could be infected with AIDS, (genital) warts or other diseases if they hold the rubber bands or strings in their mouths while waving their hair into plaits or buns,” the paper quoted a local dermatologist who gave only his surname, Dong, as saying.

I don’t know what’s worse: the splooge-in-hair jokes, or that they actually said that the doctor they quoted only wanted to be called “Dong.”