November 19, 2020

US government recommends not traveling over Thanksgiving

Washington (AFP) – US health authorities cautioned Americans on Thursday against traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday next week, as the coronavirus spreads out of control.The recommendation was issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the government’s health protection agency.”CDC is recommending against travel during the Thanksgiving period,” Henry Walke, a CDC doctor in charge of the day to day management of the agency’s pandemic response, told reporters.”It’s not a requirement. It’s a strong recommendation.”Walke said the CDC was “alarmed” by the recent surge in new da…


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