One family in Texas gathered for an impromptu and belated birthday lunch. Less than a week later, 15 family members had tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, the family is publicly sharing their story in a video campaign hoping to deter those who still plan to gather for the holidays.
More than a quarter-million people in the United States have died of covid-19, surpassing even the White House’s worst predictions from the spring. More than 11.7 million cases have been reported nationwide.