People in China develop phobia of escalators after fatal accident

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Since the release of a horrifying video of a mother's last moments before she fell victim of an elevator accident in China, people have been developing a real phobia of these moving stairs.

Security and witnesses' videos have emerged showing how many shoppers across China are not willing to risk taking simple steps at the end of their escalator rides, but rather carefully test their ground.

This video surfaced showing a few inventive ways people are coming up with to combat their fear:

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