Epidemiology of COVID-19 among incarcerated individuals, staff in Massachusetts jails, prisons

August 21, 2020

What The Study Did: COVID-19 among incarcerated individuals and staff in Massachusetts jails and prisons is described in this observational study, which assesses the association of COVID-19 case rates with decarceration and testing rates.

Authors: Monik C. Jiménez, Sc.D., S.M., F.A.H.A., of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18851)

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