Clinical Characterization, Prediction of Severity of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among US Adults

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers used a large data resource of U.S. COVID-19 cases and control patients who tested negative from multiple health systems across the country to evaluate COVID-19 severity and risk factors over time and assess the use of machine learning to predict clinical severity.

Authors: Tellen D. Bennett, M.D., of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, and Christopher G. Chute, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, are corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.16901)

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