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Amazon to build its own coronavirus testing facility to monitor employees

In March, Amazon workers in at least six warehouses across the United States tested positive for COVID-19, now that number has increased by nearly ten-fold.

13/04/2020
US senators question Amazon CEO about firing of warehouse protest leader

Amazon said it fired Christian Smalls, who had contact with the virus patient, after he violated a paid quarantine to join the protest.

By REUTERS
09/04/2020
The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California
Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours

The report did not give actual hours of usage, but ranked YouTube Kids first, followed by Netflix. YouTube itself was in third place.

By REUTERS
02/04/2020
Amazon warehouse workers protest near Detroit, days after NYC walkout

"I feel it's going to take someone to die for them to finally take action," protest co-organizer Mario Crippen, 26, said.

By REUTERS
01/04/2020
Amazon packages awaiting dispatch
Amazon and Instacart workers demand coronavirus protection, go on strike

Amazon workers in at least eleven warehouses across the United States have tested positive for COVID-19.

A WORKER packs completed orders at an Amazon fulfilment center. These simple brown boxes have ignite
Amazon employees in NY, FL, KY, TX, MI and OK test positive for COVID-19

Fulfillment centers in New York, Florida, Kentucky, Texas, Michigan and Oklahoma have been closed down.

Amazon suspends shipments of non-essential items to US by one month

Amazon considers baby products, health and household items, beauty and personal care, groceries, industrial, scientific and pet supplies as essential products.

A roll of Amazon Prime packing tape is seen at the Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, Maryland,
Amazon opens up free streaming access to collection of children's titles

The free service is dedicated entirely to keeping kids busy while they are stuck indoors during their time off from school, as school closures and coronavirus lockdowns increase worldwide.

Amazon to limit shipping to Israel due to coronavirus

As of Sunday morning, it appears that Amazon has blocked the option to ship items to Israel; some clients were informed their order is cancelled.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
22/03/2020
A copy of Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle) from 1940 is pictured in Berlin, Germany
Amazon bans sale of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ and other Nazi books

In one email seen by the 'Guardian,' sellers of secondhand copies of Hitler’s Nazi manifesto were told that “they can no longer offer this book” since it breaks the Amazon website’s code of conduct.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/03/2020
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