Published on in Vol 22, No 12 (2020): December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
COVID-19 Symptom-Related Google Searches and Local COVID-19 Incidence in Spain: Correlational Study

COVID-19 Symptom-Related Google Searches and Local COVID-19 Incidence in Spain: Correlational Study

COVID-19 Symptom-Related Google Searches and Local COVID-19 Incidence in Spain: Correlational Study


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