In a move I doubt surprises anyone, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended people don’t travel this Thanksgiving.
The agency made the announcement this morning.
“The tragedy that could happen is that one of your family members is coming to this family gathering and they could end up severely ill, hospitalized or dying. And we don’t want that to happen. These times are tough, it’s been a long outbreak, almost 11 months, and we understand people are tired.
“We understand that people want to see their family and relatives and do it as they’ve always done it. But this year we’re asking them to limit their travel.”
–Dr. Henry Walke, CDC COVID-19 Incident Manager (USA Today)
You can read more on the CDC’s website.
If you’re looking to get out of attending (or hosting) a Thanksgiving dinner, here’s more backup for you.
Are you still planning to travel during the next week?
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