The French luxury group LMVH, the group behind Louis Vuitton, has announced that they will be using all three of their French factories to produce hand sanitzer. These factories will halt production of their perfume and makeup lines and will focus on the hand gel. It was announced Friday that they will be giving it for free to French authorities, specifically the 39 hospitals in the area that are fighting the COVID-19 outbreak, and this was confirmed this Sunday. A spokeswoman for the hospitals said that while they are not out of the sanitizer, it is becoming “strained.” LMVH is not the only company to offer help and supplies, and the French government is relieved by the help.
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