Demand rises for products that may help protect against coronavirus

Items like face masks and hand sanitizers have been selling out in stores and online, leading to price gouging.
1:39 | 03/05/20

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Rebecca joins me now on set with more and we heard Amazon's say it is cracking down on priced out as we're doing exactly so if you worry praise capture an Amazon catches you or they're gonna throw you off of Amazon you're not going to be a seller there anymore and so that's a pretty big consequences. If you're trying to make money inside and Amazon and they have kicked about one million products off not just for. Price gouging Lindsay but also for false claims there are a number of things right now on the Internet claiming to be survival kits and things that will keep you from getting corona virus a lot of that stuff. He is not the real deal so you have to be very cautious of buying those things as well didn't you say they saw a two pack of hand sanitize or for a 170. Dollars is truly outrageous. How much money is some of these items are being sold for and frankly if your consumer and you see that out there. You can tell Amazon that you spotted that as well send it to their help senator let them know that you saw that sort of people do who really need these Pradesh it's important to think locally. In a situation like this I actually went to a pharmacy in my neighborhood you purchase and so when they said we don't have a right now but we're getting some minute 2 o'clock show up that. That's something that people can do go to the grocery store local week. Go to the pharmacies locally they might not have it when you walk in the door but they can probably tell you when they'll be getting some oriented. And today are not going to be the ones price gouging is there in the neighborhood to stay they don't want to lose a customer on a deal like this because they weren't there for them when they needed the most of brick and mortar stores get back to end the real and the big good old days right Barrett Rebecca Jarvis thank you so much.

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