“There’s a lot of people who may not realize that they’ve been negatively affected,” said Vellore Arthi, an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Irvine, and co-author of a new working paper "Disease, Downturns and Wellbeing: Economic History and the Long-Run Impacts of Covid-19." “People who get sick or who suffer in their work capacity later on, that ends up being economically costly to themselves but also to the wider economy.”

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