Public health experts aren’t sure why Southern California counties seem to be having a harder time corralling the new coronavirus lately. “It’s a mystery to me,” said Andrew Noymer, associate professor of population health and disease prevention at the University of California-Irvine. “It just doesn’t totally make sense.” But there are some explanations. In some Southern California counties, recent isolated clusters of new cases have driven high infection rates.
Where are coronavirus cases surging in California — and why?
Mercury News, May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020