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"How Bad Could California’s Winter Coronavirus Surge Get?"

The New York Times interviewed Dr. Timothy Brewer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, about whether the holiday season may again lead to more transmission of the virus, and the consequences in California

Monday, November 15, 2021

As you probably remember, the winter coronavirus surge in California last year was nothing short of catastrophic.

Emergency rooms were so full that ambulances often had nowhere to drop off patients desperate for treatment. Hospitals needed refrigerated trucks to manage the overflow of bodies in their morgues. In less than three months, California’s death toll from Covid-19 more than doubled.

So, with our second pandemic winter nearly upon us, will disaster strike again?