OC coronavirus hospitalization increases mirrors summer wave as Thanksgiving draws near

“Each one of these contacts, they all add up. It’s not just about you and a couple people in your household, it’s the other people to come into contact with,” UC Irvine epidemiologist Daniel Parker said in a Friday phone interview. He and other UC Irvine epidemiologists have been warning against big house parties and dinners because the virus spreads more easily on aerosol droplets indoors, than outdoors. …  “If things stayed exactly the way they are now, it would still get worse,” he said.