RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Packed aircraft filled with holiday travelers have officials worried about how that will impact COVID-19 infection numbers in the near future. RDU Airport saw its busiest day of the holiday stretch on Sunday.
With millions of people traveling nationwide, there are fears all that movement is going to have a delayed reaction with a huge increase coronavirus case numbers in the coming two weeks. “We’re entering this post-Thanksgiving surge with three, four and 10 times as much disease across the country,” Dr. Deborah Birx told CBS’s Face The Nation. “That’s what worries us the most.”