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Trump says pandemic is ‘hopefully’ near end. What do experts say about a second wave?

The Sacramento Bee, Sept. 8, 2020

September 8, 2020

Trump says pandemic is ‘hopefully’ near end. What do experts say about a second wave?

Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist at the University of California, Irvine, told The Washington Post he “firmly” believes there will be “distinct second waves.” “I expect fall waves starting in mid-October and getting worse as fall heads into winter, and reaching a crescendo certainly after the election,” he told the Post. “Some places will peak around Thanksgiving, some places will peak around Christmas, some places not until January and February.”