Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness in England: a modelling study

Lewer, D., Braithwaite, I., Bullock, M., Eyre, M. T., White, P. J. Aldridge, R. W.

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Outside U.S.
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This study estimated the avoided deaths and health-care use among people experiencing homelessness during the first wave of COVID-19 in England. The findings included outbreaks of COVID-19 in homeless settings can lead to high attack rate among people experiencing homelessness, even if the incidence remains low in the general population.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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People Experiencing Homelessness

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