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Social distancing, population density, temperature and reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: The association of county-level factors with variation in the instantaneous reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2 in the United States is examined.

Authors: David Rubin, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16099)

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

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