We read with interest the article from Self et al 1 that investigated Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) prevalence, along with shelter characteristics and prevention practices, in 63 homeless shelters in 7 US urban areas, irrespective of symptoms. The authors reported an infection prevalence of 2.9%; furthermore, they highlighted the importance of adequate sleeping arrangements and staffing policies in reducing virus spread, and that shelters with medical services were less likely to have high infection prevalence

COVID-19 and homelessness: prevalence differences between sheltered and unsheltered individuals / Ralli, M.; Arcangeli, A.; De-Giorgio, F.; Morrone, A.; Ercoli, L.. - In: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. - ISSN 1541-0048. - 111:8(2021), pp. e13-e15. [10.2105/AJPH.2021.306382]

COVID-19 and homelessness: prevalence differences between sheltered and unsheltered individuals

Ralli M.
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2021

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We read with interest the article from Self et al 1 that investigated Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) prevalence, along with shelter characteristics and prevention practices, in 63 homeless shelters in 7 US urban areas, irrespective of symptoms. The authors reported an infection prevalence of 2.9%; furthermore, they highlighted the importance of adequate sleeping arrangements and staffing policies in reducing virus spread, and that shelters with medical services were less likely to have high infection prevalence
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