Coronavirus swings toward Orange County’s younger crowd

But the pandemic is complicated, and other factors should be taken into account, said Andrew Noymer, a professor of public health at UC Irvine. Noymer said it’s important to remember that different age groups are being tested at different rates – especially if kids don’t show symptoms like older people do. … “Without knowing who’s getting tested in each age group… it’s just really difficult to interpret.”