With the passing of Christmas, New Year’s Eve is approaching, and with it comes another opportunity to meet with friends and family. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns: This is another opportunity to catch or spread COVID-19.Indoor gatherings cause outbreaks and may lead to Anthony FauciThe top infectious disease expert in the United States and the director of the American Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases called “waves higher than waves.”The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: “If the answer to these questions is “yes”
Consider age and/or potential conditions. The CDC said: “For example, people in their 50s are at a higher risk of serious illness than people in their 40s.” “Similarly, people in their 60s or 70s are generally more likely than people in their 50s. Of people are at higher risk of serious illness. The greatest risk of serious illness caused by COVID-19 is people over 85.” But remember: anyone can get COVID at any age.
The CDC said: “The more cases that occur in a community or destination, the more likely you are to spread COVID-19 due to door-to-door travel.” CDC’s COVID data tracker Learn about the latest cases in each region. “
For example, California hospitals are everywhere. “To find out, please check State and local public health website“.
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Many states are forcing those who cross the state line to quarantine upon arrival and impose fines. “an examination State and local requirements Before traveling,” the CDC said.
CDC defines “close contact” as “people who have accumulated 15 minutes or more within 6 feet of the infected person within 24 hours from 2 days before the onset of illness (or 2 days for asymptomatic patients) “Before collecting samples) until the patient is isolated. “
“People are Increased risk of serious illness The CDC says that people from COVID-19 and those living with them should consider their risk level before deciding to go out and make sure they are taking steps to protect themselves. For example, activities that cannot maintain social distancing. Everyone should take steps to prevent the acquisition and spread of COVID-19 in order to protect themselves, their communities, and those at increased risk of serious illness. “
This is how COVID-19 spreads. It’s not how many people you want to be with, but where they come from. Fauci said: “Ten may even be a bit too much.” “Not only the number of people, but also people who come in from outside. You want to make sure that there are no people who only get off the plane or train. This is more risky than the absolute number.”
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Similarly, “If the answer to any of these questions is’yes’, then you should consider other plans, such as hosting virtual parties or delaying travel.” No matter where you are, you should follow Fauci’s basic principles and Help end this wave- Mask, Social distancing, avoid crowds, do not enter the room with people who do not live with them (especially in bars), maintain good hand hygiene, vaccinate when available, and protect yourself and the lives of others Other people, don’t visit any of these 35 places most likely to catch COVID.