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Stop Trying To Be Productive When You’re Sick

My first illness in three years hit me like a train

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The past two days, I’ve called in sick at work. I haven’t tested positive for COVID (I’ve tested four times), but I’ve had every COVID symptom in the book, from a sore throat, fever, cough, and loss of taste. After this last test, I can safely say I don’t have COVID.




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