COVID-19 lockdowns in Malaysia threaten medical glove supply

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The threat: Glove manufacturers in Malaysia are warning that recent COVID-19 lockdowns could disrupt the global supply of rubber gloves. 

In response to rising COVID-19 cases, the Malaysian government recently restricted movement and economic activity in some parts of the country, according to NPR.

Last week, the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association asked the government to allow glove...

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