Posted by: Emily Decker, MD on Nov 02, 2020

If there’s one thing we know about COVID-19, it’s that long holiday weekends lead to COVID-19 spikes. Winter holidays could lead to even bigger spikes, as people gather indoors during the cold weather.

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