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Memorial Day Weekend Is The 1st Holiday During Pandemic With Less COVID-19 Worry, But Risks Remain

An estimated 37 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend, according to AAA. That’s a 60% jump from last year when COVID-19 forced the cancellations of many start-of-summer events and family visits.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Leana Wen, a professor at George Washington University and emergency room physician, about what to know for this upcoming holiday.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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