Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to know on Oct. 19

While some are opening up to the idea of traveling for the holidays, public health experts like Andrew Noymer, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, still urge caution and suggest staying home. “When people move all around the country, they bring their microbes with them,” Noymer said in an interview with LX News. “So, I’m worried about people traveling from higher prevalence regions to lower prevalence regions and bringing the virus with them.”