Incidence Rates, Household Infection Risk, Clinical Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Children, Adults

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: In this study of 1,236 participants in 310 households in New York City and selected counties in Utah, children had similar risks of SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with adults.

Authors: Fatimah S. Dawood, M.D., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.4217)

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