Admissions to Veterans Affairs Hospitals for Emergency Conditions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA. 2020 Jun 5;324(1):96-99. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.9972. Online ahead of print.


To assess the effect of COVID-19 on health care, this study compares admissions data from the Veterans Affairs system for overall admissions and for 6 common emergencies immediately before and for 6 weeks during the pandemic.