Risk of Severe COVID-19 Among Workers, Their Household Members

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Prepandemic data were used to estimate how many adults at increased risk of severe COVID-19 held essential jobs and couldn’t work at home or lived in households with such workers.

Authors: Thomas M. Selden, Ph.D., of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in Rockville, Maryland, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.6249)

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Darpun D. Sachdev, MD, Population Health Division, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 356 Seventh St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (darpun.sachdev@sfdph.org).