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'People let their guard down': Health expert expresses concern over possible post-holiday travel ris

Despite warnings from the CDC, nearly 50 million Americans traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday to see friends and family, according to AAA projections. "I suspect that being among family members, people let their guard down. They didn't wear masks, and I suspect many didn't socially distance," said Dr. John Sinnott, an epidemiologist with USF Health and Tampa General Hospital. The false sense of security could create problems in the weeks to come, "This terrible plague is spread by people. Even people you love, even people you care about," Dr. Sinnott said.

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