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What to Do if There’s a Disinfectant Shortage in Your Area

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen a large surge in demand for disinfectants and other cleaning products over the past few months. In an interview with Healthline, Cliff Welborn, PhD, professor of supply chain management at Middle Tennessee State University, cited statistics from research firm Nielsen indicating that sales of spray disinfectants were up 520 percent over the same time last year. In addition, sales of multipurpose cleaners were up almost 250 percent. However, Welborn said manufacturers are having a difficult time keeping up with the rise in demand, leading to shortages for consumers.  Read more....



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