CDC Recommends No Gatherings of 50 or More for 8 Weeks

Article Link: https://www.snopes.com/ap/2020/03/15/cdc-recommends-no-gatherings-of-50-or-more-for-8-weeks/

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

CHICAGO (AP) — The CDC is recommending that gatherings of 50 people or more in US be canceled or postponed over next eight weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. Officials across the country curtailed many elements of American life to fight the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, with governors closing restaurants, bars, and schools and a government expert saying a 14-day national shutdown may be needed.