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Modeling contact tracing strategies for COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: The potential for contract tracing to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the context of reduced physical distancing under different assumptions for case detection, tracing and quarantine efficacy is examined in this mathematical modeling study.

Authors: Joshua A. Salomon, Ph.D.,of the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.19217)

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