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UK’s cheap food could fuel Covid-19 spread, says WHO envoy

Exclusive: Cramped work and home conditions may be behind infections in factories, says expert

Britain’s demand for cheap food could be fuelling the spread of the coronavirus in factories, a leading health expert has warned, as analysis shows nearly 1,500 cases across the UK.

  • Kevin Rawlinson and Henry McDonald
  • The Guardian

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