Household Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers investigated whether home addresses recorded in the electronic medical record could be used to accurately estimate transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 and identify risk factors for transmission.

Authors: Joshua P. Metlay, M.D., Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.0304)

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