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Tyson Foods Expands Health Staff; Creates Chief Medical Officer Position

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) said the company is launching a new monitoring program to combat COVID-19. It involves weekly testing of team members at the company's facilities to monitor for the presence of the virus. The company has created a chief medical officer position and plans to add almost 200 nurses and administrative support personnel.

Already having tested nearly a third of the company's workforce, Tyson Foods plans to test thousands of workers every week across all of its facilities.

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