Changes in Abortion in Texas Following Executive Order Ban During Pandemic

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What The Study Did: Changes were assessed in abortions performed and at what gestational age following a Texas order postponing nonmedically necessary surgeries due to the COVID-19 pandemic compared with abortions performed during the same months in 2019.

Authors: Kari White, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the University of Texas at Austin, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24096)

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