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OC coronavirus hospitalization increases mirrors summer wave as Thanksgiving draws near

Voice of OC, Nov. 24, 2020

November 24, 2020

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.