National COVID-19 trends mask large differences in trends across U.S. states. Reductions in March & April were due almost entirely to declines in New York. The failure of other states to enact strong physical distancing protocols and/or reopening too early has led to our current national surge in cases.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, infection rate
Public Health | Regional Sociology
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Hamersma, Sarah, "New York’s Recovery Drove National COVID-19 Case Reduction" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 29.
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