Workers soldier on with flu - but don't want to catch it at work

The survey of 1,068 people by the Influenza Specialist Group found the main reason people gave for battling on was feeling they would let their colleagues down (20%) if they stayed home, while others were worried about work building up or missing deadlines (19%).

Almost 20% of respondents said they didn’t believe flu symptoms were a serious enough reason to stay home and only 40% said they would call a doctor if they thought they had the flu.

In fact, the majority of respondents (84%) had never used anti-viral medications from the doctor when they had the

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