CDC says U.S. gatherings of over 50 people should not be held for eight weeks

Two empty cups are seen on a table in an empty fan area after the cancellation of the The PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass on March 13.

An empty fan area after the cancellation of the the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass on March 13.
(Mark Ehrmann / Getty Images)

In the most extreme effort yet to slow the march of the coronavirus in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that events of 50 people or more not be held for about two months.

For the next eight weeks, organizers should cancel or postpone in-person events of that size throughout the U.S., the agency said on its website Sunday. When feasible, organizers could modify events to be virtual.

Read more here: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-15/cdc-us-gatherings-over-50-people-should-not-be-held-for-eight-weeks?utm_source=LAT+Breaking+News&utm_campaign=6f8d884f99-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_16_12_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b3d39b0044-6f8d884f99-85511869

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