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Trump Claims Meat Plants Are Safe Despite Surging Coronavirus Cases

HeadlineMay 20, 2020

The state of Nebraska has announced workers in meatpacking factories account for about one-quarter of the state’s confirmed coronavirus cases. Two thousand six hundred meatpackers have tested positive in Nebraska; eight have died. Meanwhile, President Trump claimed on Tuesday that meatpacking plants are “cleaner than they’ve ever been.” The majority of Nebraska’s meatpackers are immigrants.

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