SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates in Skilled Nursing Facilities

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: Researchers examined asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in a large multistate sample of U.S. skilled nursing facilities and variation in case counts by SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in the counties where facilities are located.

Authors: Elizabeth M. White, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

 

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.5664)

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