Mar 14, 2020 - Health

TSA makes an exception for 12-ounce hand sanitizer bottles amid coronavirus outbreak

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The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that passengers can now bring larger bottles of liquid hand sanitizer in their carry-on luggage.

The state of play: Travelers can bring up to 12-ounce bottles aboard "until further notice," per TSA, but the sanitizer must be screened separately at U.S. airport security checkpoints. The 3.4-ounce limit still applies to other liquids, gels and aerosols.

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In photos: March 10th Democratic primaries

People vote in the Michigan primary election at an elementary school. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images

Americans in six states are voting today in the Democratic primaries after Super Tuesday results narrowed the field to former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii).

The state of play: The coronavirus looms over the primaries as campaign workers and polling places try to protect themselves with gloves and hand sanitizer. Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Idaho, North Dakota and Washington will have closed their polls by 11 p.m. ET.

Coronavirus screening: Huge delays for American air travelers in Chicago

Travelers arrive at the international terminal of O'Hare Airport in Chicago on Friday. Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images

Chicago's O'Hare International Airport tweeted Saturday night that customs processing was "taking longer than usual" because of enhanced screening for the novel coronavirus for passengers coming from Europe.

Why it matters: The airport's admission and images circulated on social media of the hours-long wait after the Trump administration's travel restrictions came into effect midnight Friday. Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker (D) said the lines were "unacceptable" and that President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence should act "immediately."

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Instacart workers set to strike during heart of coronavirus crisis

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Some Instacart workers plan to go on strike today, arguing that the grocery delivery unicorn's recent increases in pay and safety equipment are insufficient.

Why it matters: Instacart has become a lifeline for many Americans either unable or unwilling to leave their homes, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.