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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 * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage 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. Cramped conditions in some factories and in low-paid workers’ homes, spurred by the UK’s desire for cheaply produced food, may have driven infection rates in the sector, according to David Nabarro, a World Health Organization special envoy on Covid-19. Continue reading...

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