A representative for Walmart said the following: “We are aware of reports of illness from some of our associates in multiple stores. We are actively investigating. Some workers reported symptoms such as fever and chills. We will continue to offer free illness education to team members and to all shoppers who visit our stores.”
In New Jersey, Walmart said they have opened nine additional health care centers in towns for “retail employees, visitors and others who may be exposed to Ebola.”
A spokesperson for Walmart said they are “conducting a review of our safety procedures,” and that they would share more information soon.
On Sunday, Walmart added that they’re “conducting a very comprehensive review of our processes and procedures.”
Also on Sunday, Walmart announced the formation of a new national hotline to report any health problems experienced by people working in the retail store.
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