Association Between Nursing Home Crowding, COVID-19 Infection, Mortality in Ontario, Canada

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Researchers examined the association between nursing home crowding and COVID-19 across the entire nursing home system of Ontario, Canada, during the first months of the pandemic.pandemic.

Authors: Kevin A. Brown, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto and Nathan M. Stall, M.D., of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada, are the corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.6466)

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