Medical officials warn holiday gatherings could lead to spike in COVID hospitalizations, deaths



More than 53 million Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year. Medical officials say they are worried that holiday gatherings could cause a spike in infections. A new forecast from the CDC predicts that COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths will be on the rise over the next few weeks. Intensive care physician Dr. Lakshmana Swamy joins CBSN to discuss. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​
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