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Corona in the Slaughterhouse: The High Price of Cheap Meat

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Slaughterhouse workers from Romania

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Dozens of German troops arrived in Rheda-Wiedenbrück recently as part of the effort to prevent the slaughterhouse coronavirus outbreak from spreading.

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With an education in business and meat technology, Clemens Tönnies has worked his way up to billionaire status. He and his wife Margit celebrated his 60th birthday with a huge bash that included an appearance by Helene Fischer.

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Workers and their families are not allowed to leave their apartments, such as here in Verl. Some workers from Romania and Bulgaria traveled back home despite the quarantine.

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A line of people in Gütersloh waiting to be tested

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