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The end of the year marks a season of back-to-back holidays and traditionally, tons of gatherings with friends and family. In 2020, the US saw its deadliest surge in COVID-19 cases as millions traveled to see loved ones following a tumultuous year in quarantine, against the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Now, with millions vaccinated and nearly another year of research on the coronavirus, the CDC has updated its holiday health guidelines for the upcoming season.
It should be noted though, that while the vaccine is available and cases and hospitalizations may be on the decline for now, precautions should still be taken to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at the holidays.
Before we start figuring out who is bringing what sides to the function, the CDC recommends evaluating air circulation and consider other contactless ways to gather
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