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HHS Researching Ways to Expand Production of Gloves, Gowns

HHS is also investigating ways to expand the production of raw materials needed to make these products. Rather than requesting specific supplies, the effort focuses on expanding the entire industry. The requests are described as “market research.” Background: Medical gowns and surgical gloves were some of the hardest products to find during...

Production Halts and Industrial Action
in Mexico Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has severely impacted manufacturing operations in Mexico, forcing hundreds of manufacturing plants to close. Those which remain open are facing industry-wide protests as workers demand factory closures over fears of infection. Industry-wide strikes have taken place at plants in multiple cities. Learn more…