The employee, Larry Edgeworth, was also suffering from other health
issues and had previously spent 25 years at NBC News working as an
audio technician, according to the memo.
Nearly 14,000 people have been infected by the coronavirus in the
United States and 200 have died, with cases and deaths outside China
far exceeding those in the Asian country where the outbreak began,
according to a Reuters tally.
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(Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)
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