Is it Safe to Travel?

Recent travel guidelines from the CDC are giving Americans something to look forward to. The organization announced that fully vaccinated people can travel within the United States at low risk to contracting COVID-19. Additionally, fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before or after travel nor do they need to self-quarantine. At the time of this recording, about 22 percent of the US population has been fully vaccinated. But with COVID cases in the U.S. on the rise, should people be so quick to book their flights? Lin Chen is the Director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, and joins us for this Covid Conversation.

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