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  • Ding dong Fridays at the door.

  • And even though it's keeping its social distance, it's still delivering awesome up Carlos, who's delivering your Friday edition of CNN 10.

  • We're starting at the grocery store, and we're gonna need some extra cash.

  • In the month of April, the price of groceries grew 2.6% according to the U.

  • S Labor Department.

  • So if a family spent $1000 on groceries in March, they would have needed an extra $26 for those same groceries in April.

  • The 2.6% increase was the biggest jump from one month to the next since 1974.

  • You can guess why this happened.

  • It's another side effect, really, a series of them to the ongoing Corona virus pandemic.

  • When restaurants shut down and businesses closed, more Americans started cooking at home, so demand for groceries went up.

  • But then many food producers and farmers had trouble quickly shifting their deliveries from those restaurants to grocery stores.

  • It's a very complex process, and there've been outbreaks of Kobe, 19 at some food processing plants, forcing some of them to shut down.

  • So there's this perfect storm of increased demand jarring changes in delivery and reduce supply.

  • But on top of all that, some shoppers started panic buying, picking up lots of food that they didn't plan to eat right away.

  • So to keep certain groceries in stock stores put limits on the amounts people could buy.

  • They've also raised prices to discourage people from buying so much and to recover some of the extra money they've had to pay to suppliers meet eggs, bread, cereal, soup, soda, fruit and coffee.

  • All went up in April.

  • Some prices went down, though.

  • Ham breakfast, sausage, butter prepared salads and cupcakes got cheaper, and stores and shoppers made adjustments to the ways they responded to.

  • All this technology has found some fascinating new roles in this changed way of life from space, where satellites air recording the impact of the virus on human movement to phone APS meant to trace the contacts of infected people to the quest for a cure.

  • Scientists and engineers Air Fighting Cove in 19 at every turn.

  • And for celebrity scientist Bill Nye, that's a good sign.

  • We absolutely have the science and technology to address this virus, but there are big challenges.

  • First figuring out what really works.

  • Remote temperature sensors, for example, have become all the rage to try and spot virus carriers.

  • A leading manufacturer, Fleer, reports on $100 million worth of new orders, even though the company explicitly says its product is not really intended to detect people with the virus.

  • Second Focus.

  • Public health experts fear old A scattered efforts to bring science and technology to bear will be significantly diminished if they're not coordinated with overarching plans for testing, tracing and treatment.

  • You can't address a virus that can cross state borders at the speed of the wind without having a national or indeed international program.

  • And third time for all the promises science offers.

  • No large scale solutions are expected quickly, especially when it comes to a vaccine.

  • At best, it might be months.

  • Just is likely.

  • It's two years everybody, two years before they visit with all the technology we have now, yeah, I think two years to get something that people trust.

  • Until then, the research, the waiting and the Robot war on Cove in 19 will go on gatherings in this part not allowed you 12th trivia.

  • What country has the smallest population in Central America, El Salvador, Belize, Panama or Costa Rica.

  • El Salvador is smaller in land area, Believes has the smallest population in the region.

  • It's fewer than 400,000 people, according to the CIA World Factbook, while El Salvador's population is 6.5 1,000,000.

  • And though believes his struggles include poverty and unemployment, it's small economy benefits tremendously from tourism because it's the next stop in our ongoing series of virtual vacations, you're about to see why the Central American nation of believes is only about the size of Massachusetts.

  • But it packs a powerful punch for travelers seeking adventure or relax, Ation believes is easy to visit for a bunch of reasons.

  • First is the language.

  • It's a former British colony, so English is the official language and everybody speaks.

  • Also, the money is really easy.

  • Everybody accepts us dollars down there.

  • Believes is rich in really a lot of natural attractions, and it's very easy to get between them, either by driving plane or boat.

  • A drive along the Hummingbird Highway stretching from the coastal town of Dan Grega to the capital, Belmopan, gives visitors a glimpse of the country's varied landscapes.

  • You could make the drive in just over an hour.

  • But there's so much to see along the way.

  • My rush.

  • The Hummingbird Highway is one of the most picturesque roads in Belize.

  • It runs over jungle mountains down into valleys that are covered with Citrus orchards that has some spectacular scenery.

  • As the sun rises in Dan Griego near the southern end of the highway, fishermen cast their nets collecting Bates Day, traveling northwest on the hummingbird.

  • A Stop it.

  • Marie Sharp's hot sauce factory will wake up your taste buds.

  • Three Sharp started making hot sauce in her kitchen when she found she had grown more peppers than she knew what to do with.

  • Now she has a factory that will process £1 million of peppers from local farms.

  • This year.

  • Just up the road, you can check out Billy Barca, Dear National Park.

  • The park has managed in part by a grassroots community organization, and the protected area supplies local communities with potable water.

  • For the tourist, it offers hiking trails and a beautiful spot for a refreshing dip.

  • Now that you've worked up an appetite, grab a quick and tasty lunch and miss birth us Miss Bertha Lisbie has been making and selling tamales for decades, and she's certainly perfected the art.

  • After lunch, you can dive into state Herman's Blue Hole National Park, some off the great attractions that blowhole includes over 298 species of birds.

  • There is the green jungle that that is Obama.

  • It's everywhere, and then the accessibility.

  • It's right along one off the main highways off believes, and it's only a 15 minute drive from the capital of police building from for Explorers, the park includes an opportunity to check out ST Herman's Cave.

  • That's indicate there's a lot of remains of my ancestors.

  • Some bones, part trees after shards still left in there, getting back a couple 1000 years ago, take a dip in the blue hole, a 25 foot deep cenotes, or sinkholes, formed when a limestone cave collapsed.

  • Water is always repression, temperature.

  • It always did the same, and so nice swim.

  • After a long day of hiking, why not take a jump into the bill?

  • Another option.

  • Cave tubing, a popular activity in believes and a great combo of adventure and relaxation until your next stop on the Hummingbird Highway for CNN.

  • I'm Holly Firfer.

  • It looks like a remote control dune buggy, but this little vehicle has a unique way of getting out of a jam.

  • Its legs, so to speak, can spin, lift and wiggle, and that could prevent it from getting stuck in sand.

  • So what?

  • Well, NASA had a $400 million Mars rover named Spirit, but its mission ended in 2009 after its wheels got stuck in soft soil.

  • So lessons learned from this mini rover could help prevent that in the future.

  • So when it comes to troubleshooting, that's one way to planet.

  • Even if it gets soiled and start seeing red, it should still be able to get over it.

  • And that's a wheelie cool way to ditch the dirt and stay at work without going Mars ing in action.

  • All right, deep run high school is watching today.

  • Got to say, living our viewers in Glen Allen, Virginia.

  • I'm Carla.

Ding dong Fridays at the door.

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