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As the U.S. economic slowdown caused by coronavirus continues to take its toll, companies including Amazon and Tyson Foods are checking employees' temperatures in hopes of keeping their facilities operating virus-free.
Such companies distributing food and critical supplies are staying open but, in Amazon's case at least, are also finding themselves unable to ensure employees are coronavirus-free. For example, the number of Amazon warehouses impacted the virus had risen to 24 as of last week.
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Meanwhile, a record number of Americans are filing for unemployment insurance as the nearly nationwide lockdown appears to have no end in sight.
The company will perform temperature checks on employees as soon as they arrive at work. Anyone with a slight fever above 100.4 degrees will be sent home, which is a CDC recommendation.