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Knowledge, concerns, behaviors of individuals during 1st week of COVID-19 pandemic in Italy

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This is a survey study that examined the knowledge, concerns and behaviors of people living in different COVID-19 exposure zones during the first week of the pandemic in Italy.

Authors: Francesco Pagnini, Psy.D., Ph.D., of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, is the corresponding author.

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