Photo story: Children’s toys adapt to the times

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Toy figurines named ‘Igracek’ wearing protective mask are displayed at the Efko-karton company in Nove Veseli, Czech Republic.

The legendary Czech toy figures, known in the world as ‘Pokeeto’, are these days produced in a limited series representing doctors, nurses, firemen, policemen and their family members, all wearing protective face masks.

Czech Igracek toy figures produced with protective face masks
EPA-EFE/MARTIN DIVISEK

The special series shall stress the awareness for mandatory face protection in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The company will donate a share of 15 Czech Kronas (50 euro Cent) of the sales from each figurine for the purchase of protection equipment for paramedics and emergency personnel in their fight against the spreading of the pandemic COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Via EPA/EFE

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