Estimated Association of Construction Work With Risks of COVID-19, Hospitalization in Texas

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: A mathematical model of COVID-19 transmission with construction workers was used to assess the association between construction work during the COVID-19 pandemic and hospitalization rates for construction workers and the surrounding community.

Authors: Lauren Ancel Meyers, Ph.D., of the University of Texas at Austin, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.26373)

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