Verywell Health

Will There Be a COVID Surge This Fall and Winter?

Health experts are expecting another COVID surge this fall and winter due to waning immunity from vaccines and more people spending time indoors. Natasha Bhuyan, MD, a clinical assistant professor of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine at the UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, said it is important to remember that COVID-19 can manifest differently in individuals even if the circulating variants are milder.

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Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 669 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,600 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.