How Google execs are keeping employees motivated during coronavirus outbreak

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Google executives continue to send out updates on the status of the coronavirus with encouraging messages, according to CNBC.

"As our company manages this issue, it's important to remember that millions of people and companies around the world are relying on us," said CFO Ruth Porat in an internal member viewed by CNBC.

Ms. Porat and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai have sent out various motivation and cautionary emails to employees. The executives are reminding employees to prevent the spread of misinformation while also promoting a sense of urgency to keep the company running smoothly.

"First off, our hearts go out to anyone in our global community who may be affected by the coronavirus, most especially our colleague in Zurich who we are wishing good health and strength," read one email sent from Mr. Pichai.

"It's important that we contribute to fulfill our mission and be helpful to people in these uncertain times," said Mr. Pichai, reports CNBC. "Because of the work we do every day, Google has an important role to play right now."

Mr. Pichai has been thanking employees for "working hard through a difficult time." Google also confirmed to CNBC that employees are being paid full wages during the crisis.

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