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WSAZ examines | Make sense for a nationwide shortage of coins

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) – Signs are already appearing in companies in the three-state states announcing “only exact changes”. This is another unforeseen complication of the COVID-19 pandemic. Few people spent change in their wallets during many home orders. The federal government says the coins are out there, but due to the closure of many coronavirus companies, they don’t circulate as …

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Shortage of coins recent effects of COVID-19, ENC sees effects

WASHINGTON, NC (WITN) – A shortage of coins, which the Federal Reserve warned in June that the country would face, is evident in the east. McDonald’s restaurant in Washington is a place where we saw signs that either credit or exact change was being used and that “rounded change can be given due to lack of national coins”. McDonald’s accepts …

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New hydrophobic membrane could be key to tackling global mask shortage – RT World News

While there is still a shortage of protective equipment against Covid-19 worldwide, researchers have created a hydrophobic membrane that makes the N95 mask used in hospitals worldwide reusable and effective for surgical purposes. The population has been advised that the masks reduce the risk of Covid-19 because it is believed that the virus is transmitted via breath droplets. However, production …

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Open source bot partially responsible for Nintendo Switch shortage

The lack of Nintendo Switch, which has led opportunistic sellers to rampant price cuts, is apparently partly due to an open source bot that buys the console automatically. In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was difficult to track down Nintendo Switch inventory. According to a report from Vice’s motherboard, the problem is exacerbated by resellers who hoard …

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The Nintendo Switch shortage is exacerbated by automatic purchase bots

In connection: When Nintendo’s popular switch console hit the market for the first time, the company struggled to keep units on store shelves. Now, during the Covid 19 epidemic, Nintendo appears to be facing a second wave of demand. Switch stock seems to have declined over the months of March and April. This has made it incredibly difficult to grab …

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Central Coast breweries help address the shortage of hand sanitizers

Local Central Coast breweries come together to address the shortage of hand sanitizers by giving old, unused beer to a local distillery to make the hand sanitizer. “I used to be a distillery, and when there was a shortage of hand sanitizers, we found that there is a lot of old beer sitting in bars and restaurants and taps that …

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Fan shortage forces DIY approach at warp speed

As the The coronavirus pandemic is nearing a high point in parts of the United States. Hospitals train medical personnel to operate ventilators, while companies and doctors upgrade devices if the breathing apparatus is empty. In New York City, Mount Sinai Health System doctors have converted sleep apnea devices to help some COVID-19 patients when ventilators are in short supply. …

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China's pork shortage could give US farmers a chance to make money

Pigs raised by farmers will be seen on December 5, 2018, in Linquan County, Fuyang, Anhui Province, China. Visual China Group | Getty Images PEKING – China needs more pork imports than ever before, as the country is struggling with the outbreak of a swine disease – and this could become a business opportunity for US farmers if both countries …

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Fact Check: Trump exaggerates ammunition shortage

In the last few weeks, Trump has told a new "sir" story. "When we took over our military, we did not have any ammunition," Trump said Monday. "I was told by a top general – perhaps all top brass -: Sir, I'm sorry, sir, we have no ammunition." I said, "I'll never let another president give it to him or …

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