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‘Our lives on the line’: Service industry workers contend with coronavirus

By Liora Engel-Smith Twice a week, Tiffany Patterson drives herself to BioLife Plasma Services where a phlebotomist threads a needle into a vein in her arm. Then the Charlotte resident waits around — sometimes for an hour, sometimes less — for the plasmapheresis machine to extract the yellowish fluid from her body. The center pays […]