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Amazon, contemplating coronavirus tests for all employees, begins building its own testing lab

Employees observe social distancing due to coronavirus, at the entrance of Amazon, in Douai, northern France, Thursday April 9, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) SPIN101 SPIN101

The company, which this week began screening employees' temperatures each day, suggested regular coronavirus testing of all employees could be a next step, but capacity to do so remains limited.

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