CDC Advises Against Traveling For Thanksgiving Weekend
NBC's Dr. John Torres discusses the new guidance issued by the Center for Disease Control that strongly advises Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving weekend as coronavirus cases continue to rise. Aired on 11/19/2020.
As the U.S. faces a surge of Covid-19 infection rates and a growing number of fatalities, the CDC is now strongly urging Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving. MSNBC public health contributor Dr. Vin Gupta urges viewers not to travel for Thanksgiving. He says it is ‘not worth the risk', and gives advice on how to have a safe and socially distanced holiday Aired on 11/23/2020. Packed airports are anticipating the busiest week since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Some airlines added flights to meet increased demand. Sunday was the busiest travel day since the pandemic began, and more than 3 million people traveled through TSA checkpoints this weekend. The U.S. has 167,000 new COVID-19 cases a day.