The Coronavirus Is Ripping Through The U.S. Meatpacking Workforce
huffpost Dave Jamieson
2020-04-17 00:46:36

The essential workers supplying housebound Americans with beef, pork and poultry during the coronavirus pandemic are getting sick and even dying as the virus spreads through plants and communities.A Smithfield pork processing plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has become the site of the worst coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., with more than 600 confirmed cases in a workforce of 3,700. But the ...

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