CLOSE With the coronavirus spreading, some stores have sold out of hand sanitizer. Buzz60Shoppers hoping to stock up on hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes are running out of options as more coronavirus cases continue to surge.Many stores including Target, Walmart, Kroger and Publix are restricting shoppers by placing limits on how many of these COVID-19-related items that shoppers can buy with signs citing “high demand” or “increased demand.”Target confirmed to USA TODAY that it began limiting purchases over the weekend, limiting customers to six disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizers and hand and face wipes per person. Publix set a limit of two of each of the sanitizers, along with masks, rubbing alcohol, bleach, facial tissue, and cups, plates and utensils.Walmart said in a statement that store managers have been authorized to “manage their inventory, including the discretion to limit sales quantities on items that are in unusually high demand.” The limits can vary by location.It may feel like 2008 all over again: Here’s how the coronavirus crisis is differentCoronavirus price gouging: Face mask prices increased 166% on Amazon, report findsLimits could have halted price gougingExperts say the rationing and limits should have started earlier and could have prevented price gouging and

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