Dr Anthony Fauci has warned the world is ‘still in the midst of a pandemic’, less than two weeks after he said the US is ‘definitely… out of the pandemic phase’.
“You said last week that we were out of the “acute component” of the pandemic phase. Concretely, what does this mean for Americans? Foreign politic asked Ravi Agrawal, prompting Fauci to say that “wWe are still in the midst of a pandemic.
“There is no confusion about it. But when I say we’ve come out of the acute fulminant phase right now, what I mean is that the cases have gone down significantly,” he explained, noting that the cases are going up a bit but that they “don’t rise very steeply”. , in a fulminant manner and they are not associated with a concomitant increase in hospitalizations or intensive care unit bed utilization.
“What this tells us is that over 90% of our population has been vaccinated and boosted or has been infected, or both. It doesn’t specifically protect us from infection, but it does seem to protect us from this wave of hospitalizations that has stressed the healthcare system in previous periods of this pandemic,” Fauci said, adding that “it remains to be seen see” if there will be a virus outbreak in the fall.
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His remark comes less than two weeks after an interview with PBS NewsHours Judy Woodruff, where he said the United States was out of the pandemic phase of the virus.
“So if you say, are we out of the pandemic phase in this country, we are. What we hope to do, I don’t believe – and I’ve talked about this a lot – is not going to eradicate this virus,” he said at the time.
And that remark seemed to contrast with his remark made in January, when he said the world was only in the first phase of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
As Breitbart News reported at the time:
“where the whole world is really very negatively impacted like we are right now.
Four phases still remain, and those, as detailed in Fortuneinclude deceleration, control, elimination and eradication.
Fauci also spoke to Foreign Police about his decision to forgo the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, explaining that he made a “personal decision based on my own assessment of my risk.”
“I have a number of very important engagements coming in the next week, and if I did end up getting infected, even if I didn’t get terribly ill, I would have to cancel all of those engagements,” he said. Foreign Police.
However, he failed to mention the fact that he was still attending a White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) garden party that weekend. The “science” behind this particular decision remains unclear:
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