China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant


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China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant 59 AM By Dominique Patton BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported its first cluster of COVID-19 cases among workers in a meat processing plant, raising fears among local consumers who have until now mainly worried about the safety of imported foods. Ten confirmed cases were found in a factory which slaughters 50 million chickens a year in the northeastern city of Harbin and is owned by Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand, one of the world's top poultry producers. Another 28 workers at the plant and three family members were asymptomatic, officials told a...