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Examining association of COVID-19 public health campaign with improving personal hygiene, physical distancing

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This survey study examined whether a nationwide COVID-19 public health campaign in the Netherlands about personal hygiene and physical distancing was associated with improvement in these behaviors.

Authors: Leonard Hofstra, M.D., Ph.D., of the Amsterdam University Medical Center in Amsterdam, and Jan-Willem Lindemans, Ph.D., of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, are the corresponding authors.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.14323)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflicts of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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