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Severe problems in forecast for H1N1 outbreak

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Few businesses offer paid leave to care for sick family members

In a national survey of businesses that looks at their preparations for a possible widespread H1N1 outbreak, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that only one-third believe they could sustain their business without severe operational problems if half their workforce were absent for two weeks due to H1N1 (also known as “swine flu”).

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