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German start-up in global demand with anti-virus escalators

German start-up in global demand with anti-virus escalators

German start-up in global demand with anti-virus escalators German start-up in global demand with anti-virus escalators Tanja Nickel and Katharina Obladen were still in high school when they patented an idea to disinfect escalator handrails using UV light. A decade later, their small German start-up UVIS can barely keep up …

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    Chicago uses hotels for quarantine to ease hospital demand

    Chicago uses hotels for quarantine to ease hospital demand 1

    Hours before his first shift cooking for people with mild cases of COVID-19 who are being quarantined in a downtown Chicago hotel, Jose Gonzalez made a plan to protect his family from the coronavirus. Chicago’s plan to reserve at least 1,000 hotel rooms through partnerships with five hotels is the …

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      Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars

      Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars 2

      In this March 17, 2020, file photo, a traveler uses hand sanitizer from a dispenser at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix. The Associated Press has found that the critical shortage of testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer can be tied to a sudden drop in imports of …

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