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Sick at work If employers aren’t worried about the impact of the flu on their workforce and productivity, they have even less reason to get worked up over this latest epidemic. (Photo: Shutterstock)

By the latest count, more than 28,000 people in China have been infected with Wuhan coronavirus, and some 560 people have died. The World Health Organization has deemed it an epidemic and declared it a public health emergency, but has not yet deemed it a pandemic.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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