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Association between statewide school closure, COVID-19 incidence, mortality in US

JAMA

What The Study Did: This population epidemiology study estimates associations of school closures in the U.S. and the timing of those closures in March with change in daily COVID-19 incidence and mortality through the first week of May, accounting for other existing public health interventions.

Authors: Katherine A. Auger, M.D., M.Sc., of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.14348)

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