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Someone hide the leotards! The giant Topshop store on Oxford Street in London hit the overseas news today when one of the store's staff was diagnosed with the dreaded Swine Flu, or H1N1 virus.
Instead of closing down and fumigating, or doing whatever a store with tons of clothing does when it's possibly been tainted, the Topshop location remained open and employees were warned to watch their own health and stay away from the store if they too develop symptoms.
According to TheLondonPaper, this Topshop sees over 200,000 customers a week, all the more reason they should perhaps install purell dispensers at the entrance. Now we have proof that wearing the hottest fashions, even if it is knock-off Balmain, does nothing to prevent the spread of Swine Flu.
· Topshop in Oxford Street in swine flu alert [thelondonpaper]
· All Topshop Coverage [Racked]