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Coronavirus infections and death rate higher in prisons
Published July 8, 2020
Infection rate is five times higher and the death rate is three times higher in state and federal prisons than in the general population, study finds
Health care costs
Study finds high out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 hospitalizations
Published July 6, 2020
The highest burden seen is for tens of millions of employees with high-deductible plans at companies that self-insure and assume financial risk for health costs
Study: Urban density not linked to higher coronavirus infection rates
Published July 2, 2020
Study of more than 900 U.S. metropolitan counties suggests that area size matters more than population density in spread of COVID-19
Flattening the curve
Individuals practiced physical distancing before state mandates
Published July 1, 2020
New study of cell phone data shows that people in counties hardest hit by the pandemic voluntarily reduced their number of daily trips outside the home to slow the spread of coronavirus
SARS-CoV-2
Lab-grown 'mini-brains' suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells
Published July 1, 2020
A Johns Hopkins collaboration has demonstrated that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can infect and replicate within a human mini-brain model
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