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Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Workers After 1st Dose of Moderna Vaccine

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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This study demonstrated an association between receiving the mRNA-1273 (Moderna) vaccine and a reduction in SARS-CoV-2 infection in health care workers beginning eight days after the first dose. Authors: Michael E. Charness, M.D., of the VA Boston Healthcare System in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, is the corresponding author.

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