Veronica Vieira

Significant risk factors and areas of increased risk were identified in Orange County and results suggests that social and environmental factors contribute to the spread of COVID-19 within communities, according to a study by corresponding author and recent PhD graduate Ian Tang and faculty mentor Veronica Vieira, PhD, professor and chair of environmental and occupational health.

Full citation:
Tang, I.W., Vieira, V.M. & Shearer, E. 2022. “Effect of socioeconomic factors during the early COVID-19 pandemic: a spatial analysis.” BMC Public Health 22, 1212.

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