Tens of Thousands of Health Care Workers Are Losing Their Jobs

The pandemic is affecting job security for the medical field in surprising ways

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The coronavirus pandemic is a massive health crisis, and yet thousands of health care workers are losing their jobs. Altarum, a nonprofit research and consulting firm, reported that 43,000 health care jobs were lost in March —…




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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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