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March 25, 2021

In-Person Schooling and COVID-19 Transmission in Canada’s Three Largest Cities

[Pre-print, not peer-reviewed] Mandatory in-person instruction without universal mask mandates may contribute to increased community transmission of SARS-CoV-2, according to a comparative case study that examined weekly incidence among children ages 0-19 years in Canada’s three largest cities from August 2020 to January 2021. The highest incidence among children ages 0-19 years by the end…

October 16, 2020

Heterogeneity in Testing, Diagnosis and Outcome in SARS-CoV-2 Infection across Outbreak Settings in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada: An Observational Study

A population-based prospective cohort study of residents of long-term care homes, people living in shelters, and members of the general population in Toronto, Canada found that residents of long-term care homes were 2.4 times more likely to test positive for SARS-CoV-2 than the general population and those who received a diagnosis of COVID-19 were 1.4…