Odd hours may increase COVID hospitalization risk

WNYT Staff
Created: April 27, 2021 09:14 PM

Working odd hours may increase your risk of ending up in the hospital with COVID-19.

British researchers looked at more than 280,000 workers between the ages of 40 and 69. They found shift workers were more than twice as likely to test positive for COVID-19 when compared to those who worked 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The study's authors say one possible explanation may be that there are more people on the clock during the day and not enough cleaning done before the workers come in for those other shifts

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