Good deed or price gouging? The reason for higher prices during coronavirus isn’t always clear.


Complaints about price gougingin the wake of New Jersey’s coronavirus outbreakare soaring.But not every potential incident of price gouging is what it seems as costs for some products soar.Take the case of a pharmacy that rents space at a New Jersey hospital and decided to make sanitizer.The pharmacy sent an email last week offering hospital employees 100 milliliter bottles of homemade hand sanitizer — equal to the TSA-approved size for liquid carry-ons — for $20 apiece, according to emails obtained by NJ Advance Media.Hand sanitizer has been elusive as demand rises along with coronavirus.New …

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