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Associations of race/ethnicity and food insecurity with COVID-19 infection rates

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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: The findings of this observational study of the association of race/ethnicity with COVID-19 infection rates and the interaction of pre-COVID experiences of food insecurity suggest that the association varied over time and across racial/ethnic groups.

Authors: Mare Sarr, Ph.D., of  Pennsylvania State University in University Park, is the corresponding author.

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