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Contact, SARS-CoV-2 infections among college football players during games

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This analysis of SARS-CoV-2 contact exposures among opposing team players during 64 college football games in 2020 found no instances of in-game SARS-CoV-2 transmission.

Authors: Rebecca S. B. Fischer, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Texas A&M University in College Station, is the corresponding author.

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