Highest Risk Jobs for Coronavirus

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More people than ever are going to be working from home right now . . . but not everyone can. There are lots of people out there who will be on the front lines of dealing with this national and global crisis.

The"New York Times"put together a study where they calculated every job's risk of coronavirus exposure based on two factors: Exposure to diseases, and physical closeness to others.

And the riskiest job is . . . dental hygienists. They scored a 100 out of 100 on both exposure and closeness.

Most of the other highest risk jobs are also in the medical fields, from doctors and nurses to paramedics. The highest risk non-medical job is flight attendants.

The lowest risk jobs are loggers, artists, and writers. 

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