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Factbox: Coronavirus cases reported at 13 of Amazon's U.S. warehouses

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc is at the front line of responding to outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in the United States, delivering essential goods while about half the population faces government stay-at-home orders.
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