State Orders Regional Shutdown Covering OC and SoCal As Coronavirus Hospitalizations Skyrocket

Bernadette Boden-Albala, dean of public health at UC Irvine, said she’s concerned about virus transmission happening in malls and similar businesses because the coronavirus is so widespread. “This is about risk reduction and trying to come up with strategies for your own life that have less risk exposure than more risk exposure,” Boden-Albala said in a Tuesday phone interview.