How safe is it to attend holiday religious services as the Omicron variant spreads? Experts weigh in

This story has been updated to reflect the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest guidance as of December 21. If you're wondering whether you should go to in-person religious services during the winter holidays this year, CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen recommends thinking about it like your finances.
Just like a financial budget helps you figure out what your spending limits are, a "coronavirus budget" can help you figure out where your boundaries are in terms of potentially risky activities -- including religious services, she said. With the spread of the "very contagious Omicron variant" and high Covid-19 case numbers in general, Wen added, "we need to take additional precautions."
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