Covid-19 cases rise in the U.S., with limited impact

The more transmission can be interrupted, the better for everyone, said Daniel Parker, an infectious-disease epidemiologist [and assistant professor of public health] at the University of California Irvine. He said caution is warranted, even though recent infection increases appear to be more of a bump than a major wave. “We’re transitioning in how we’re dealing with the pandemic,” he said. “I hope that we’ll be nimble.” [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here:]