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Association of timing of school closings, behavioral changes with evolution of COVID-19 pandemic in US

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: Using COVID-19 data, this observational study looked at what are the independent associations of voluntary behavioral change and legal restrictions, such as state-mandated school closings, with the subsequent spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

Authors: Frederick J. Zimmerman, Ph.D., of the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA in Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.6371)

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