How to handle holiday gatherings as COVID cases tick upward: 'The host has the full authority'

Published December 9, 2021

A widely reprinted article in Yahoo! Life on how to handle holiday gatherings amid COVID-19 quotes Thomas Russo, chief of infectious disease in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. "The first thing everyone needs to do is assess the relative risks and benefits of a gathering, and the risks are largely going to be about the vulnerable people attending — those who are elderly and immunocompromised," says Russo.