A week before Thanksgiving last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Americans not to travel over the holiday as COVID-19 cases were ticking up.
Millions of travelers ignored the advice, swarming airports across the country and setting what was then a pandemic record for air travel.
A year later, there is no broad CDC Thanksgiving travel warning, 80% of Americans age 12 and older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and school-age children are now eligible for the jab.
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