COVID-19 Pandemic and $16 Trillion Virus

JAMA

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020

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What The Article Says: This Viewpoint aggregates mortality, morbidity, mental health conditions, and direct economic losses to estimate the total cost of the pandemic in the U.S. on the optimistic assumption that it will be substantially contained by the fall of 2021.

Authors: David M. Cutler, Ph.D., of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19759)

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