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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work.

Huetteman E. Kaiser Health News. 2020;August 12.

Health care workers are known to work while unwell due to stigma, commitment, and personal finances. This article discusses presenteeism in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It discusses challenges for individuals who feel organizational pressure to return to work despite health concerns for themselves, their families, and their patients.