KU Doctors Predict Turkey Day COVID Surge

Here's a dire prediction from a local health official for an upcoming holiday . . .

“I think we are seeing it around the country. Colorado, Montana, the mountain west, and other areas, even Vermont,” Dr. Steve Stites, chief medical officer for KU Health System, said during an update Tuesday morning.

“When you start taking masks off, and you go indoors, people are going to get sick again and we’re going to see that increasing rise in COVID-19 numbers. And that’s exactly what we’re starting to see.”

Large family gatherings starting with Thanksgiving next week, which might include unvaccinated people, and the return of colder weather, which means more people will be inside together, also have health experts concerned.

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