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Essential workers 55 percent more likely to get COVID-19 than those who stay home —

By March 5, 2021March 3rd, 2023Health & Well-being Media Coverage
WHYY logo reported on published research by Independence Blue Cross and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business that quantified the risk of coronavirus infection. The study showed that essential works were 55 percent more likely to get infected with coronavirus than those who stayed home. The study focused on the early months of the pandemic in Pennsylvania. The article quoted Aaron Smith-McLallen, director of Health Informatics and Advanced Analytics at Independence Blue Cross.