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US counties with more social capital have fewer COVID-19 infections and deaths

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US counties with more social capital have fewer COVID-19 infections and deaths - perhaps because these communities have greater concern for the health of others.

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Article Title: "How social capital helps communities weather the COVID-19 pandemic"

Funding: This research was supported by a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research [CIHR, FRN-170368; PI: Cary Wu].

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Article URL: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0245135

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