Characteristics of patients with COVID-19 in Detroit

June 16, 2020

What The Study Did: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with COVID-19 at a health system in Detroit are described in this case series, which also provides a comparative analysis of hospitalized and ambulatory patient populations.

Authors: Geehan Suleyman, M.D., of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.12270)

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