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Some Companies Offer COVID Testing As Perk

While at-home COVID testing kits are hard to find for the average consumer, companies like Google, BlackRock and JPMorgan Chase are offering test kits as a perk. “The testing available to a small number of white-collar professionals underscores the difference between their pandemic experience and that of other Americans, putting them at an advantage over many, including workers at small businesses without the means to procure testing kits for their staffs,” per The New York Times. “Like personal protective equipment and vaccines, tests have become the latest example of how a tool to battle the pandemic can exacerbate social and economic divides.”

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