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                                After seeing who is most likely to become infected and die from the coronavirus, immunity and inflammation warrant further discussion and public attention.
To fight coronavirus, don’t neglect immunity and inflammation

While most people focus, as they should, on social distancing, face coverings, hand washing and even self isolation to protect against the deadly coronavirus now ravaging the country, too few are paying serious attention to two other factors critically important to the risk of developing a COVID-19 infection and its potential severity. Read more

                                Workers wear protective masks as they walk outside the National Beef meatpacking plant on Tuesday in Dodge City, Kan. Ford County, home to Dodge City, has the most positive COVID-19 tests per capita in the state in large part due to outbreaks in the county’s two meatpacking plants.
Kansas policy lets exposed meatpacking workers stay on job

The Kansas City Star and The Wichita Eagle reported that they obtained messages through an open records request showing that executives at Tyson and National Beef pushed Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam to advocate more-lenient federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. Read more

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