Column: ‘Professor Dark Cloud’ sees a silver lining in growing immunity

In a way, Andrew Noymer’s entire professional life has been in preparation for a terrifying moment such as this. The UC Irvine associate professor is a noted authority on demography, epidemiology and public health. … Like a detective working backward, examining the available evidence and reconstructing patterns, Noymer will attempt to provide valuable information and analysis to help us understand the virus’ spread and relative lethality.