(Bloomberg) In the past two years, David Scott's online emergency-supply business had sold only one or two "Extended Infection Protection" kits. This week, he sold out.
Scott said he's shipped about 50 of the $149.95 packages in the last two weeks, with sales spiking in the three days since officials said a patient in Dallas had been diagnosed with Ebola. While he's since found new supplies of the kits, which include respirators, eye protection, gloves and biohazard bags, Scott said any spread of the disease could again send him scrambling to locate more inventory.
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