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Amazon Starts Testing Front-Line UK Staff for Coronavirus Variants

Dais Newsfeed | 21/04/2022 06:37 PM | Click to read full article

Amazon Starts Testing Front-Line UK Staff for Coronavirus Variants Amazon is testing its front-line staff in Britain for coronavirus variants and feeding the data to public health officials, including in hotspots where a strain first found in India is spreading fast.

The retail giant opened COVID-19 testing labs in the UK and the United States last year to provide voluntary testing for staff and can now also test for variants in Britain, where scientists have pioneered sequencing coronavirus genomes.