'I barely function some days': Covid 'long haulers' struggle to work amid labor shortage

Laurie Bedell feels trapped inside her home and her ailing body. She's battling post-Covid syndrome, a mysterious long-term condition plaguing some coronavirus patients, and she remains so ill after nearly a year that she's unable to work.

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Hasnain says:

Still wondering why this doesn’t get considered as much in all the “people don’t want to work anymore” discourse.

“A recent US Census Bureau survey estimated that 3.7 million Americans are out of work because they're either caring for someone or sick themselves with coronavirus symptoms. The survey also found roughly 2.5 million people aren't working because they're concerned about getting or spreading Covid.”

Posted on 2021-11-05T17:42:07+0000