Americans should avoid travel for Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday.
It was a last-minute attempt by the nation’s leading public health agency to curb what’s sure to be yet another dangerous spike in Covid-19 cases if families gather next week.
“In the last week, we’ve seen over a million new cases,” Erin Sauber-Schatz, head of the CDC’s Community Interventions and Critical Populations Task Force, said Thursday on a call with reporters. “Thanksgiving is a week away.”
Still, the CDC stopped short of mandating that Americans refrain from traveling.
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