Fauci: 'Pretty obvious' the US is not 'going in the right direction' - Business Insider

Fauci: 'Pretty obvious' the US is not 'going in the right direction' - Business Insider

• Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US's top infectious disease expert, said this week that the US is not headed in a positive direction when it comes to controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus. • "I think it's pretty obvious that we are not going in the right direction," Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told JAMA in an interview. • He added that new research suggests the virus is now more infectious than it was before but that it does not seem to be making people sicker. • The US has seen a resurgence in new cases since multiple states began reopening earlier than recommended. The nation's top infectious disease expert said Thursday that the US is not headed in a positive direction when it comes to controlling the novel coronavirus pandemic. "I think it's pretty obvious that we are not going in the right direction," Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told JAMA in an interview. Fauci then referenced the heated debate taking place between Democrats and Republicans over whether US states need to pause or continue moving forward with reopening plans amid a renewed surge in infections. "There's this feeling of an all or none phenomenon, where you're either on lockdown or you're just going to say ... the devil may care and just let it all go," he said. Fauci also said that research suggests the virus is now more infectious than it was before ...
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