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Anaheim scrambling to get coronavirus outbreak under control

Voice of OC, July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

Anaheim scrambling to get coronavirus outbreak under control

University of California, Irvine, epidemiologist Andrew Noymer said deaths have increased by about 2% a day in the county over the past seven days and the case-to-death ratio is a bad metric because infections are happening faster than deaths. “The infection rate and the case fatality rate are not the same number … there’s going to be more infections by the time this is done than there are going to be cases, so the point is kind of a wash. You don’t get to magically call this a nothingburger,” Noymer said in a Tuesday phone interview.