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Orange County Register: Will COVID-19 Plague Us Forever? Here’s What The Experts Say . Years from now, when 2020 is a distant memory, a face mask will still dangle from your rear-view mirror, one epidemiologist predicts. “As long as any of your readers are alive, we’ll have some form of COVID,” said Andrew Noymer, [associate professor of public health], an epidemiologist and demographer at UC Irvine, whose crystal ball on the pandemic has been unnervingly accurate.