Majority of Americans Plan to Spend Thanksgiving with People Outside Their Household

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The vast majority of Americans plan to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with individuals outside of their immediate household, an Ipsos/Axios survey released Tuesday found.

Overall, 67 percent of Americans plan to see people outside of their immediate household for Thanksgiving, regardless of the vaccination status of themselves or others, representing a shift from last year, as public health officials warned Americans against large gatherings.

This year, less than one-third view large gatherings as a moderate or large risk, indicating that concern over the Chinese coronavirus is waning, as that figure stood at 64 percent last year.

The survey coincides with last week’s update from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which said it expects holiday air travel to rebound, nearing pre-pandemic levels. The federal agency estimates “about 20 million passengers during the Thanksgiving hol... (Read more)

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