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May 20, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Immune-Engaging Cancer Treatment

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • 2Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • 3Department of Internal Medicine, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan
  • 4Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
JAMA Oncol. 2020;6(10):1529-1530. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2367

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is currently intensifying across the world. The US alone accounts for nearly one-third of the global disease burden and approximately one-fifth of deaths. The number of reported cases has been doubling weekly in the US, emphasizing the contagiousness of the disease among the US population due to a lack of immunity to the novel virus.1

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