Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings
November 25, 2020 12:23PM AKST
By LISA MARIE PANE and SOPHIA TULP Associated Press
Millions of Americans are taking to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire. They are disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household. Those who are flying are witnessing a distinctly 2020 landscape at the nation’s airports: plexiglass barriers in front of the ID stations, rapid virus testing sites inside terminals and paperwork asking them to quarantine upon arrival.