Coronavirus Latest News

Long Covid is keeping 2-4 million Americans out of workforce, report says

About 16 million working-age Americans have long-term Covid, according to a Brookings Institution report

About 16 million working-age Americans have long-term Covid and 2-4 million are out of work because of its ill effects, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.

Employers have complained of labor shortages throughout the pandemic, and the analysis of data from the US Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, which collects data from Americans through a survey on education, employment, health and housing, suggests one possible reason for the lack of workers.

Continue reading…

Read the original article at The Guardian

Related Articles

Back to top button