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Counties With Meat Plants Have Double Amount of COVID Cases

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

COVID-19 infections in meatpacking counties

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  • As of May 6, 2020, counties with meatpacking plants, or within a 15-mile radius, reported 373 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents, which is close to double the U.S. average of 199 cases per 100,000


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