Washing hands is great alternative as hand sanitizer is unavailable: Dr. Fauci
President Trump, HHS Secretary Alex Azar, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Dr. Anthony Fauci and executives at the White House discusses the hand sanitizer supply in the U.S. and a possible bailout for the cruise and airline industries.
As coronavirus concerns grow worldwide, cleaning supplies are flying off retailer's shelves, leaving ghost-town-like aisles in stores.
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Unfortunately, it appears those empty shelves might continue to remain bare for a while, Walmart CEO and president Doug McMillon admitted on Friday during a coronavirus press conference in the White House's Rose Garden.
"Hand sanitizer is going to be very difficult to have 100 percent on stock on for some time," McMillon said. "We're still replenishing it and shipping it, but as soon as it hits the stores, it's going."
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McMillon blamed the shortages in surface cleaners, paper supplies and cleaning supplies on the stressed supply chains for the shortages.