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Working From Home Is a Literal Pain in the Neck

Employees that are experiencing back pain, eye irritation and insomnia are waking up to the physical repercussions of working at home.

A disturbing 71% of those working from home due to Covid-19 have experienced a new or exacerbated ailment caused by the equipment they now must use.

According to an online survey of 20,262 people in 10 markets by the technology company Lenovo Group Ltd., the most common symptoms are back pain, poor posture (e.g., hunched shoulders), neck pain, eye irritation, insomnia and headaches.