COVID Outbreaks Keep Hitting Meat and Poultry Processing Plants. Remote Sensor Networks Can Help Protect Workers.
Since the start of the COVID pandemic, the protein processing industry has been hit hard and often by outbreaks of the virus among workers. So far, more than 50,000 U.S.-based meat and poultry production employees have been infected and more than 200 lives have been lost. To address the problem, public health officials and meat