Hospitalizations Climb As Second Coronavirus Wave Exposes New Case Rate Fronts Across OC

“Given sort of the trends — not just in OC, but across the country — it’s not looking good. I think there’s a real strong potential that it could be a lot worse than in the summer,” said University of California, Irvine epidemiologist Sanghyuk Shin in a phone interview. … Shin’s colleague, epidemiologist Andrew Noymer, is paying close attention to the intensive care units. … “The second wave is starting, I would say,” Noymer said.