A mask soared in Houston, US, causing $100 official price hike

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 A mask soared in Houston, US, causing $100 official price hike


A mask in Houston soared 100 yuan. Officials say its not illegal to raise the price unless its in a state of disaster

Novel coronavirus pneumonia Houston said, a masks surged 100 yuan, the official said that the panic buying was not illegal. According to the overseas media quoted by US media, the epidemic is spreading. Even though the US CDC did not recommend that people use masks to prevent the infection of new crown pneumonia, Houston people in the United States queued to buy a mask and buy a N95 mask. According to the head of a local shop, the demand for masks has soared since January, and the price has also risen. One is only $25, while the other is usually $8 for one bag and two.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security called on people to stockpile water and food for two weeks in response to the outbreak

How does the U.S. government advise people to prepare for a possible outbreak? CNN (CNN) 27 in an article entitled preparing for the epidemic: what should I prepare? The US Department of Homeland Security called on people on its website to stock up on water and food for two weeks before the outbreak.

As of February 27, the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus in the United States has risen to 60, of which 42 are American citizens and American expatriates who have been withdrawn from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 3 are expatriates from Wuhan, China, 14 are returned from the affected countries or contacted with known cases of infection, and 1 is a case of unknown local infection.