Estimation of US SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Symptomatic Infections, Hospitalizations, Deaths

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What The Study Did: Data from public health surveillance of reported COVID-19 cases and seroprevalence surveys were used in this observational study that reports an estimated 46.9 million SARS-CoV-2 infections, 28.1 million symptomatic infections, 956,174 hospitalizations and 304,915 deaths occurred in the U.S. through November 15, 2020.

Authors: Frederick J. Angulo, D.V.M., Ph.D., of  Medical Development and Scientific/Clinical Affairs of Pfizer Vaccines, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.33706)

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