Kiss Thanksgiving goodbye this year, but not your relatives: health experts

“Thanksgiving makes me nervous,” Andrew Noymer, a public-health professor at the University of California, Irvine, told The Atlantic. “It’s not just that people are gathering. It’s that they’re gathering amidst the backdrop of this winter-seasonality effect. I just don’t see any scenarios, barring a vaccine, in which we don’t have lots of COVID-19 this winter, and Thanksgiving is going to play a role in that.”