"This is going to be the worst wave yet. And I don't think we've realized or internalized that yet," said Dr. Andra Blomkalns, chair of the department of emergency medicine at Stanford. "I liken it to hurricanes: You see it coming, you know it's coming, but you think maybe it won't hit you directly, and maybe the winds won't be as bad as they say.
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