CDC: 1.5 million Americans missed work because of sickness in December; sick calls at record high

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 1.5 million Americans missed work because of sickness in December.

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2023, 12:56 PM

Updated 535 days ago

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Sick calls at work are now at a record high.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 1.5 million Americans missed work because of sickness in December.
The agency says more than a million people have called out sick each month, for the past three years.
It says long-COVID is a big factor, with about 7% of Americans suffering from it, which can affect productivity and the ability to work.


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