‘We pray for them’: Biden pays tribute to Covid victims in Thanksgiving message | Joe Biden

President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions in many homes.In his first holiday message as president, Biden and the first lady, Jill Biden, said this year’s celebrations were especially meaningful after last … Read more

Thanksgiving advice: 4 questions to help you avoid COVID symptoms

Thanksgiving advice: 4 questions to help you avoid COVID symptoms

Thanksgiving is officially here, and that likely means you’ll be spending more time with your family or loved ones around a table. Not to bring down the mood, but family gatherings could increase your exposure to the novel coronavirus. CNN recently reported that there are four essential questions to ask before you meet up for … Read more

US hospitals prepare for influx of Covid patients as millions travel for Thanksgiving | US news

As cases begin surging once more in the US, millions of people are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, and health workers and hospital systems are now preparing for an influx of Covid patients after having little time to recover from the summer surge.Last year, there was a major surge in cases around the … Read more

Colleges impose COVID-19 protocols for Thanksgiving

Colleges impose COVID-19 protocols for Thanksgiving

All Bowdoin College students returning from Thanksgiving break will be required to take an observed antigen COVID test, even if they didn’t travel anywhere. Students will pick up the tests on campus and self-administer them while being observed online through eMed, an at-home COVID-19 rapid antigen test service that makes sure students are conducting the … Read more

Chicago COVID Update, Thanksgiving Guidance – NBC Chicago

Chicago COVID Update, Thanksgiving Guidance – NBC Chicago

What should you know as coronavirus cases rise ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday? Chicago officials are set to give a COVID-19 update. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: Watch Live: Chicago Mayor, CDPH to Give Pre-Thanksgiving COVID Update Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago’s health department are expected to … Read more

How to protect vulnerable family members from COVID this Thanksgiving : Shots

How to protect vulnerable family members from COVID this Thanksgiving : Shots

Chanelle Nibbelink for NPR Chanelle Nibbelink for NPR Here’s one thing to be thankful for this year: It’s not Thanksgiving 2020. A year ago vaccines had not yet been approved, daily deaths were rising sharply – surging to more than 2,000 a day by December — and many Americans hunkered down and skipped holiday celebrations … Read more

Alberta sees no ‘significant bump’ in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving weekend

Alberta sees no 'significant bump' in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving weekend

Alberta did not see an increase in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving, but health officials continue to monitor for any possible “secondary impact,” Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Tuesday. Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, told a news conference that Albertans can “celebrate that we haven’t seen a significant bump” after the October holiday but … Read more

Pfizer Covid booster recipients ‘want a normal Thanksgiving’ after getting third shots

Pfizer Covid booster recipients 'want a normal Thanksgiving' after getting third shots

Lalain Reyeg administers a COVID-19 booster vaccine and an influenza vaccine to Army veteran Gary Nasakaitis at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on September 24, 2021 in Hines, Illinois.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesMassachusetts resident Preston Alexander, 66, was elated when he found out last week he was eligible to receive a booster dose of Pfizer and BioNTech’s … Read more