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Mayo Clinic Recommends Against Going Trick-Or-Treating

12 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The spooky Halloween season is upon us, but due to the pandemic year, the Mayo Clinic is recommending against going trick-or-treating.
“The traditional Halloween celebration of trick-or-treating and going door-to-door unfortunately carries risk of transmission of COVID-19,” said Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious disease specialist.
The main reason trick-or-treating, and even trunk-or-treating activities are discouraged is because they make it difficult to maintain social distance. They also involve touching and exchanging candy, which contributes to...
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