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The cost of the flu

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Posted at 12:02 AM, Jan 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-25 00:02:31-05

The flu has officially been named an epidemic this season, and soon, it could start costing businesses money.

A new estimate from an executive coaching firm, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the flu may cost U.S. employers $9.42 billion, according to a January estimate.

That's based on workers taking four sick days to recover.