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Face mask shortages leave people with creating makeshift solutions.

People are using old bottles, plastic bags and even lettuce as masks.

The spread of the coronavirus has spiked a huge demand for face masks around the world. There is a massive shortage of these masks at the moment. This has led to people all over the world coming up with creative solutions for makeshift face masks. People are using old bottles, plastic bags, lettuce and scarves to make unique masks with the hope of protecting themselves from infection. There is, however, very little proof that face masks protect people from infection.


Shoprite records never before seen spike in grocery demand with loads of visible gaps on shelves.

This is caused by the panic around the coronavirus.

Saying that it is experiencing a never before seen demand in groceries. This is due to panic surrounding the coronavirus that is leading people to stockpiling on goods. The group said that the main goods to be in high demand are canned goods, dry pasta, sanitary products and toilet paper. They have stated, though, that there is no need to fear a shortage of supplies. The group said that they are working with suppliers all over the globe to increase their stock to meet the high demand they are facing at the moment.


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