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Association of mobile phone location data indications of travel, stay-at-home mandates with COVID-19 infection rates in US

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Anonymous mobile phone location data were used to examine travel and home dwelling time patterns before and after enactment of stay-at-home orders in U.S. states to examine associations between changes in mobility and the COVID-19 curve.

Authors: Song Gao, Ph.D., and Jonathan A. Patz, M.D., of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, are the corresponding authors.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.20485)

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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