Millions Of Americans Traveling For Thanksgiving, Ignoring CDC Advice

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A traveler gets his temperature checked while waiting in line to check in at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday. About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay home and avoid big Thanksgiving gatherings.

More than 3 million people went through TSA airport security checkpoints this weekend. That's the most air travelers in one weekend since March, when the pandemic began.

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