Years of Life Lost Associated With School Closures During COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Potential years of life lost among U.S. primary school-age children associated with school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic are estimated in this decision analytical model.

Authors: Dimitri A. Christakis, M.D., M.P.H., of the Seattle Children’s Research Institute and editor of JAMA Pediatrics, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28786)

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