Millions of Americans Can’t Afford to Stay Home When They’re Sick With the Flu

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Paid sick leave is a luxury reserved for higher earners.



February 14, 2018, 10:07 AM GMT

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In America, paid sick leave is not guaranteed. Kids whose parents can’t afford to stay home with them when they’re sick also suffer. Gratisography For 20 million Americans, staying home sick is a luxury.

Sara Chodosh reports on health issues for Popular Science. 



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