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Dangerous Corona Virus/COVID-19 Effect on the Porn Industry

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Corona Virus Effect on the Porn Industry

Welcome to the world of COVID-19, an acute respiratory disease spread from person-to-person contact—majorly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. COVID-19 has a very high transmission rate, and this has seen it bringing about a universal pandemic that has infected more than 100,000 people and killed more than 5,000 individuals across 140 nations.

Social Distancing and Porn Industry

The norm across the world, whether it is at the bus stop, supermarket, the roadside is to engage in “social distancing” and forego overcrowding in one place to stop and prevent the spreading of the COVID-19. Nonetheless, this has brought about a very unfathomable questions in an industry that cannot work with social distancing, the porn industry, how can it work whereas the main action requires a person to person contact?

Porn Actors are Safeguarding Themselves

At the time of writing this article, there is yet no case of COVID-19 that has been witnessed in the adult industry. However, there have been very many cases of producers and administrators implementing various COVID-19 tests among the performers. Moreover, most of the prominent adult entertainers have begun implementing the multiple safeguards, including declining to attend numerous fan expos and traveling, which will see them having to shake hands and coming into contact with fans and other performers.

Most of the adult entertainment shows have been canceled, and this is bringing about a worrisome attitude among adult entertainment fans, with most wondering whether they will have to re-watch the porn videos yet they want something new from their favorite actors?

COVID-19 has Shut down Porn Industry

Within the porn industry, the most threatening pandemic has always been the HIV and STDs. However, currently, COVID-19 has now become a threat. There have been very few HIV outbreaks in the industry, and in 2003, there was a 30-day shut down of the adult industry after a male performer tested positive for the virus.

Nonetheless, with COVID-19, the shutdown is expected to last for an unknown period! Vex Ashley, a porn performer and director, has cited that she is halting the production of new porn videos until the situation is contained. As of now, no one knows the fate of not only the porn industry but the entire industries across the globe. Only time will tell when we shall get to see our favorite porn stars start engaging in one of the best and erotic acts that send shivers down our spines.

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