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Japan releases anti-flu business suit

Pants and jacket treated to guard against H1N1

In the face of widespread fear over H1N1, a Japanese company has developed a suit to protect businessmen from the flu. According to Haruyama Trading Co., the pants and jacket are coated with the chemical titanium dioxide, which reacts to light to break down and kill the virus on contact—even after being washed several times. The suit costs about CAD$615, and comes in four colours: medium grey, charcoal, navy and grey pinstripe. After a year of development, the company has produced 50,000 anti-flu suits.

Daily Telegraph

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