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Boris Johnson urged to declare ‘long Covid’ an ‘occupational disease’

Patients and MPs have urged Boris Johnson to declare ‘long Covid’ an ‘occupational disease’ and pay compensation to frontline staff who say they cannot return to work because they have sore feet, weak legs and smell ‘fake’ odours months after being infected with coronavirus. 

But Ellis Whittam’s Director of Legal Services, James Tamm, says that from an employment law perspective, the label given to ‘long COVID’ is irrelevant.

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