Is it safe to travel for Christmas as omicron spreads? Here are 5 steps to stay healthy during the holidays

Is it safe to travel for Christmas as omicron spreads? Here are 5 steps to stay healthy during the holidays

The fast rise of the omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 caught many off guard. And now, with Christmas less than a week away, many families are left pondering the same question: Should we stay or should we go?

According to the latest forecast from AAA, more than 109 million people were set to travel 50 miles or further for the end of year holidays, including Christmas and New Year’s. That’s up 34% from last year, and just 8% below the levels seen before the COVID-19 pandemic.

And many more families were planning to fly this year. AAA expected that 6.4 million people would travel by plane, nearly triple the number of people who traveled that way last year.

Yet, the emergence of the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has many questioning their holiday plans, especially as there’s been more evidence that people who are vaccinated against…

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