Alexandra Berzon

investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal

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Investigative Reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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More than half a million Americans have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic took off here almost one year ago.

OSHA didn’t investigate many workplace safety complaints it received during pandemic, report finds

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A Wall Street Journal    investigation    found that more than 4000 products on Amazon were missing safety labels, not up to safety standards, or were banned outright -- but still for…

Thousands of products for sale on Amazon don’t meet federal safety standards

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