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Coronavirus Heaven: Why Meatpacking Plants Are Superspreaders

As the recent outbreak in Germany shows, meat processing facilities offer perfect conditions for the transmission of coronaviruses, with cool temperatures and people cramped in close quarters. Additional changes are needed to protect workers – and theoretically even consumers. By Philip Bethge If there is a paradise for SARS-CoV-2, it would probably be a slaughterhouse. […]

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What the Coronavirus Does Inside the Body

SARS-CoV-2 does much more damage to the human body than initially assumed. It can attack any number of organs and even penetrates the brain. But why do some people experience worse symptoms than others? By Philip Bethge The pathogen has already done a fair bit of damage. It has only been five days since the […]

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