Halloween will look very different this year across most of the country.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is discouraging traditional trick or treating amid the coronavirus pandemic. The CDC says trick or treating is considered high risk because of close contact and proximity to others.
Many kids are understandably bummed out. Even though most Halloween activities are done outside, the risk of COVID-19 transmission is still present, says Thomas Tsai, an epidemiologist at Harvard University.