Estimated Rates of COVID-19 in Border Counties in Iowa vs Illinois

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This study compares COVID-19 cases in border counties in Iowa, which didn’t issue a stay-at-home order, with cases in border counties in Illinois, which did.

Authors: George L. Wehby, Ph.D., of the University of Iowa in Iowa City, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.11102)

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