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Orange County set to receive COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday

KTTV (City News Service), Dec. 14, 2020

December 14, 2020

Orange County set to receive COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday

“This is the beginning of the end, not the end,” said Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine associate professor of population health and disease prevention …. UC Irvine Medical Center Dr. Susan Huang, an infectious diseases professor, said the news of the vaccines is “the only bright light” these days as hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients soar.   “We’re very fortunate here at UCI. We have surge plans to double our capacity,” Huang said. … “There is hope and a very excited hope that the vaccine that is imminent is here on Wednesday.”