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SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies for 6 Percent of Frontline Health Care Personnel

Six percent of health care personnel (HCP) caring for patients with COVID-19 have positive test results for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies, according to research published in the Aug. 31 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Wesley H. Self, M.D., from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and colleagues examined the prevalence of and factors associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection among frontline HCP who care for COVID-19 patients.