Do you go to work when you know you are contagious? Chances are, the answer to that is yes, according to a new study by Staples, which finds that 90 percent of American workers go to work when they are knowingly contagious. This is up from 80 percent who said they came to work while sick last year. Only 60 percent self identified as coming to work while sick in 2011.
The increase in sickness in the office is not because people don’t understand disease transmission. Staples found that:
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