Population Mobility and Aging Accelerate the Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in the Deep South: A County-Level Longitudinal Analysis

Chengbo Zeng, Jiajia Zhang, Zhenlong Li, Xiaowen Sun, Xueying Yang, Bankole Olatosi, Sharon Weissman, Xiaoming Li

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Abstract

Population mobility and aging at local areas contributed to the geospatial disparities in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission among 418 counties in the Deep South. In predicting the incidence of COVID-19, a significant interaction was found between mobility and the proportion of older adults. Effective disease control measures should be tailored to vulnerable communities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E1-E3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume74
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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