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Mastercard shuts Sao Paulo office, N.Y. site after worker infection- Bloomberg News

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March 6 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc closed its office in Sao Paulo and an annex location near its headquarters in New York after an employee contracted coronavirus, Bloomberg news reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-06/mastercard-shuts-two-offices- a f t e r - w o r k e r - c o n t r a c t s - c o r o n a v i r u s on Friday, citing a statement from the payment processor.

Earlier this week, the Brazil-based employee traveled to the annex office in Purchase, New York, the report said.

The two locations are undergoing a sanitization process, the report added.

Mastercard did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.

(Reporting by C Nivedita in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)