Pandemic favorite Zoom announced they would remove the 40-minute limit for all meetings for calls on Thanksgiving. Between midnight ET and 6 a.m. ET on November 27, all meetings will have unlimited time, according to a tweet from the company.
“As a thank you to our customers, we will be lifting the 40-minute limit for all meetings globally from midnight ET on Nov. 26 through 6 a.m. ET on Nov. 27 so your family gatherings don’t get cut short,” Zoom tweeted on Nov. 10. “#ZoomTogether/”
Health experts have encouraged people to limit large gatherings due to the pandemic. Dr. Fauci , the nation’s top infectious disease doctor, shared that his three children would not be coming home for Thanksgiving. Dr. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University, told PEOPLE that Thanksgiving could create “the environment in which the COVID virus would like to spread.”
States across the country are seeing high surges of coronavirus cases and governors, too, are urging people to keep celebrations small. The United States reached a milestone of 1 million cases in a week the week before the holiday. As of November 17, 11.2 million cases and at least 246,879 deaths were caused by the coronavirus in the United States, according to the New York Times.
Sign this petition to encourage Congress and the Senate to pass the Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020!
- Take the Turkey-Free Pledge This Thanksgiving with Celebrities Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Edie Falco, Sia and More!
- Dr. Fauci’s Kids Won’t be Going Home for Thanksgiving
- Another Reason to Leave Turkey Off the Menu This Thanksgiving: Genetically Modified Turkey
- Farmers Putting Poor Turkeys on Diets in Anticipation of Smaller-Sized Covid Holiday Gatherings
Eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
Interested in joining the dairy-free and meatless train? We highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
For more Animal, Earth, Life, Vegan Food, Health, and Recipe content published daily, subscribe to the One Green Planet Newsletter! Lastly, being publicly-funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high-quality content. Please consider supporting us by donating!