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More Slaughterhouse Workers Contract COVID-19

HeadlineApr 22, 2020

In South Dakota, a second worker at a massive Smithfield pork processing plant has died of COVID-19. At least 761 coronavirus cases are linked to the plant, which shut down indefinitely last week as cases exploded.

In Iowa, local officials are urging Governor Kim Reynolds to shut down the Tyson Foods pork plant in Waterloo, as at least 90% of coronavirus cases in Black Hawk County are traced back to Tyson plant workers.

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