This was a complimentary art reward for a patron on my Patreon page.
Despite, or perhaps even due to, the regression lasting several months, lab technicians had to resume operations soon after basic rehabilitation to ensure mental faculties were still intact.
The company was obliged to provide "supplies" to their staff following some pressures from the worker unions in response to this decision. Ironically enough, the company saw a 30% increase in worker productivity following the incident. HR was baffled as to why this was so.