Long Covid is keeping millions of Americans out of work, new data shows

Long Covid is having a significant impact on productivity in America.

Long Covid is having a significant impact on productivity in America. Image: Unsplash/Heike Trautmann

Katie Bach
Nonresident Senior Fellow , Brookings Metro
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Chart showing the number of Americans out of the labour force with long Covid.
As many as 4 million workers are likely out of work due to long Covid. Image: Brookings Metro

Chart showing annual lost wages in the US due to long Covid.
The economic burden of long Covid will continue to rise. Image: Brookings Metro


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