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November coronavirus surge a ‘train wreck in slow motion’

Orange County Register, Nov. 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

November coronavirus surge a ‘train wreck in slow motion’

Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist at UC Irvine, said he is truly worried about how much the virus spread over Thanksgiving and what’s to come this winter. “We’re not going to just hit the July peak again, we’re going to exceed it,” he said. “We can see this sort of train wreck in slow motion coming, and there’s nothing we can do about it because these cases have already been infected, and they’re going to show up in hospitals.”