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From apple juice to antibiotics: Coronavirus epidemic could cause U.S. shortages

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✍️ Author: Chris Morris

🔖 Topics: COVID-19

🏢 Organizations: Amazon, Foxconn, Hyundai, Nintendo, Under Armor

The toll of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in human life is already devastating enough. But as quarantines continue in China, it looks like the global economic impact of the virus could be incredibly destructive too.

China is a manufacturing superpower, supplying both critical equipment and items of convenience. With some of the country’s citizens unable to report to work and exports curtailed, there are already shortages that have some companies worried.

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