Will Another COVID-19 Surge Happen? Bay Area Doctors Make Predictions

One year into the coronavirus pandemic, it’s looking like life is slowly getting back to normal, but some Bay Area infectious diseases doctors say people shouldn’t celebrate yet. Some predict this could just be the calm before another surge.

“In the country, 100%. I hate to be pessimistic,” Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, a UCSF infectious diseases doctor, said. “But I feel that with varying responses by states right now in terms of reopening and not using masks, that’s going to happen, and in the specter of spring break, leading into graduation, etc.”

Chin-Hong explained that college-aged people who don’t yet quality to get a vaccine will probably travel for spring

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