Dr Esther Choo tweeted that Thanksgiving should be canceled 'for so many reasons' and Christmas and other winter holidays be moved to the summer

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The MSNBC health columnist's idea of ​​canceling Thanksgiving and postponing winter vacation to prevent illness has sparked a flurry of debate among Twitter users.

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Esther Choo, Ph.D., professor of emergency medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, gave her perspective on how to prevent COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses like RSV during the holidays on Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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She tweeted that Thanksgiving should be canceled "for many reasons," that winter break should be moved to summer

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and that it should be more "hyggeier" or more comfortable. She also cited several benefits of the move, including "bad holiday-themed sweaters,"

winter vacation travel that avoids snow, and the fact that she doesn't have to "suffer" Thanksgiving.

"May I suggest ... no," tweeted John Cooper, director of media and public relations at the Heritage Foundation.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Rapid Response Christina Pushaw offered her own proposal to "abolish" public health bullies instead

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The proposal was also criticized by DeSantis' deputy press secretary. "I don't know if you're joking," said Benjamin Ryan, a contributor to The New York Times and NBC News.

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