Why doctors don’t recommend face masks amid coronavirus fears
The coronavirus outbreak has catapulted sales of , hand sanitizers and other preventive items. But the World Health Organization says people snapping up medical supplies could be putting health care workers at risk.
Inside a production facility in Augusta, Georgia, for Medicom, a global supplier of infection control products, employees are working nearly around the clock to fill demand.
“We’re really busy,” Jessica Bryant, a Medicom floor worker, said. “We’ve been doing some overtime, we’ve been working on the weekend and try to make sure we get all of our customers what they need.”
Medicom COO Guillaume Laverdure told CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi that the company is “trying to help government agencies work together.”
“We can’t cope with the demand. The demand is multiplied by five, 10, it’s just out of any proportion that we’ve seen in the …continued .
[Source: CBS News]