“What’s happening is that we’ve done an excellent job of vaccinating seniors and even if they get a breakthrough case, they tend to not die,” said UC Irvine epidemiologist [and associate professor of population health and disease prevention] Andrew Noymer in a Monday phone interview. Noymer, a public health expert, said the cases in younger people stem from lower vaccination rates coupled with the more contagious Delta variant.
Orange County’s Coronavirus hospitalizations are trending younger
Voice of OC, Aug. 31, 2021
August 31, 2021