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December 2, 2020

Voluntary Adoption of Social Welfare-Enhancing Behavior: Mask-Wearing in Spain during the COVID-19 Outbreak

A nationally representative survey of 4000 citizens in Spain during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic reported that 49% of respondents wore protective masks either occasionally or very frequently, 10% rarely wore a mask, and 41% never wore a mask. People who were young, had higher educational attainment, reported a lower concern about infection, and…

September 23, 2020

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Significantly Varies with Age: Preliminary Results from a Mass Population Screening

A cohort study including 509 people in Milan, Italy found an IgG seroprevalence for SARS-CoV-2 was 23% and was positively associated with increasing age. The authors note that the lower seroprevalence among children could be due to lower exposure to the infection among school age children because schools were among the first institutions to be…