NEW YORK (
is the latest retailer hoping to cash in on swine-flu fears.
The office supply retailer announced today that it is offering a "Fight the Flu" kit, which is designed to help small businesses protect themselves from the virus.
The kit includes a face mask, gloves, hand sanitizer, cleaning wipes and facial tissues and is currently available for $7.99.
due to heightened awareness of the flu.
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Rite Aid and Walgreen are also waiting to see if they will receive doses of FluMist, the first
, which was released last week to select locations.
Earlier this month, Walgreen said seasonal flu shots
by 2.4 percentage points.
Walgreen also beefed up the
by compounding capsules into the liquid.
Even retailers like
, K-Mart, a holding of
, and grocer
are offering season flu shots, as more consumers look to protect themselves.
-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York
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