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The maker of Dettol and Lysol, which hit headlines when Trump falsely said disinfectant injections could fight coronavirus, posted a huge surge in sales

Reckitt Benckiser, the consumer goods company that makes both Dettol and Lysol, saw revenues surge in the first quarter of 2020 as customers stocked up on cleaning products, painkillers, and hand sanitizer. Revenue for the UK based consumer-goods group rose 12.3% to £3.5 billion ($US4 billion) in Q1, it said […]
The maker of Dettol and Lysol, which hit headlines when Trump falsely said disinfectant injections could fight coronavirus, posted a huge surge in sales
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Household cleaning products like Lysol and Clorox wipes won’t be fully back in stock until July or August, supply-chain experts say

Consumers are still struggling to find common household items like toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes. Supply-chain experts told Business Insider the supply chains suffered major disruptions but that these products should all return by July or August. Toilet paper is already starting to come back to store shelves, […]
Household cleaning products like Lysol and Clorox wipes won’t be fully back in stock until July or August, supply-chain experts say
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The EPA reminded people not to ‘ingest disinfectant products’ right before Trump suggested treating the coronavirus by doing exactly that

In his Thursday briefing, President Donald Trump suggested using UV light or disinfectants inside human bodies as a way to kill the coronavirus. The same day, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a statement reminding people how to safely use disinfectants. The list of advice included “Do not ingest disinfectant products.” […]
The EPA reminded people not to ‘ingest disinfectant products’ right before Trump suggested treating the coronavirus by doing exactly that
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White House press secretary says Trump was taken out of context when he suggested on live television that Americans might use disinfectant and light to treat the coronavirus

The White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, accused the news media of taking President Donald Trump’s comments on Thursday – when he suggested Americans might be able to inject disinfectant into their bodies to cure coronavirus infections – out of context. “President Trump has repeatedly said that Americans should consult […]
White House press secretary says Trump was taken out of context when he suggested on live television that Americans might use disinfectant and light to treat the coronavirus