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Risk factors for conversion from a COVID-19 household contact to a case in New York

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Data from more than 600,000 household contacts in New York City were analyzed to characterize the risks of acquiring SARS-CoV-2 infection after household exposure.

Authors: Katherine Whittemore, M.P.H., of New York City Health and Hospitals in New York, is the corresponding author.

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