Sending sick staff home may spread disease faster

pharmacist with customer blowing his nose
It's become a common-sense policy suggested by health stakeholders the world over: stay home when you're sick, to avoid spreading infection.But during an epidemic of infectious diseases such as flu, replacing infected key individuals with healthy ones may actually spread the disease more rapidly through a community, due to the underlying structure of the social

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