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With COVID-19 Still a Risk, People Must Avoid Holiday Gatherings (And Can Easily Do So)

While it may be tempting to buck medical experts advice and to gather together for holidays, it is imperative that Americans avoid holiday get-togethers. Gathering at the holidays could lead to increased cases, deaths—and a potentially longer pandemic.
Last updated on Jan 16 , 2021
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With COVID-19 Still a Risk, People Must Avoid Holiday Gatherings (And Can Easily Do So)With COVID-19 Still a Risk, People Must Avoid Holiday Gatherings (And Can Easily Do So)
The evidence is there: gatherings substantially increase the risk of COVID-19 spread. With a winter surge already predicted, with hospitals already sounding the alarm about capacity, and with long waits for testing, test results, and a vaccine, people need to heed advice about avoiding gathering this holiday season.
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