JAMA Network Open
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Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.
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About The Study: In this study of more than 111,000 veterans who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during January and February 2022 when supply of outpatient COVID-19 pharmacotherapies was limited, prescription of these pharmacotherapies was underused, and many veterans with risk factors for severe COVID-19 did not receive treatment. Veterans from minority racial and ethnic groups were less likely to receive any pharmacotherapy.
Authors: Kristina L. Bajema, M.D., M.Sc., of the Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System in Portland, Oregon, is the corresponding author.
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