Dr. Edward Jones Lopez

USC

Infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at USC.

Dr. Edward Jones Lopez on KCRW

This week started with California reporting more than 6,000 new cases of coronavirus a day. That’s a record — double the average daily numbers from a couple of weeks ago.

COVID-19 cases are spiking in California and US, but not other countries

This week started with California reporting more than 6,000 new cases of coronavirus a day. That’s a record — double the average daily numbers from a couple of weeks ago.

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