While Christmas is only a few days away, the Democrats continue to warn Americans about the dangers associated with COVID-19. The Democrats have pushed for more restrictions going into the holiday season, but no matter what they say or do, Americans have already made up their mind – Christmas isn’t canceled.
Still, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio remains steadfast as he recently discussed the possibility of canceling the highly-anticipated New Year’s Eve Celebrations over the new Omicron variant.
Holding a virtual event, De Blasio admitted, “We expect Omicron to be a fast and temporary phenomenon. We expect these next weeks to see a very, very big surge in the number of cases, more than we’ve seen previously, and then we expect after a period of time, that it will dissipate. We’re expecting a fast uptick, and then going the other way, the cases starting to go down.”
He added, “We’re going to make a decision before Christmas. We’re certainly looking at the new challenges we’re facing, but this is an all-vaccinated event and it is outdoors, and those are two very, very important, favorable factors.”
Although De Blasio fears the new variant of COVID-19, CNN’s medical analysts, Dr. Leana Wen, believed the mayor’s discussions about canceling an event mainly held outdoors is a little outrageous.
In the video above, Dr. Wen points out that the event requires all participants to show proof they took the COVID-19 jab, and again – it is being held outdoors. Wen did advise people to wear a mask when needed, but completely dismissed De Blasio’s attempts to cancel an event focused on celebrating happiness.
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