Why do some in Orange County die from COVID-19 but others don’t?
- January 8, 2023
- Daniel Parker, public health and CPIP, Orange County Register, January 8, 2023
“The characteristics of people living in different places influence both the likelihood that they are tested for COVID-19 and their risk of severe disease if they are infected with the virus,” said epidemiologist Dan Parker, an assistant professor of population health and disease prevention at UC Irvine who co-authored a 2021 study that looked at different COVID-19 death rates in Orange County during the early months of the pandemic. … “In all communities, it’s disproportionately older people who die of COVID,” said Andrew Noymer, a UCI associate professor of population health and disease prevention.
For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2023/01/08/why-do-some-in-orange-county-die-from-covid-19-but-others-dont/.
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