Simple measures, such as ensuring paid sick leave, are also very important. Interesting new analysis suggesting “roughly 1 prevented COVID-19 case per day per 1300 workers who newly gained the option to take up to two weeks of paid sick leave.” 13/15
BREAKING: COVID-19 Emergency Sick Leave Significantly Reduced US #COVID19 Cases. Released ahead-of-print, , Katherine Wen, & of & explain why the #FFCRA was an effective policy tool:
Unsurprisingly, new study by researchers finds that #PaidSickLeave reduced #covid19 cases among workers, using natural experiment. Strong case for expanding this benefit.
COVID-19 Emergency Sick Leave Has Helped Flatten The Curve In The United States | Health Affairs