Atlas disputes Redfield coronavirus vulnerability estimate: We are not all susceptible to infection
A White House adviser refuted CDC director Robert Redfield’s estimate that 90% of Americans remain vulnerable to coronavirus infection, going so far as to suggest it was a misstatement. Redfield’s comments came during a Senate committee hearing when he said preliminary data from the CDC’s large-scale serology testing “show that most Americans have not been infected with the virus and are still vulnerable to the infection, serious illness and death,” later adding “more than 90% of the population remains susceptible.”
But an exchange at a White House press briefing that same day pointed in the opposite direction.
“The immunity to the infection is not solely determined by the percent of people who have antibodies,” Dr. Scott Atlas told reporters, discussing research on different types of immunity, including T-cells.
“… According to the papers from Sweden, Singapore and elsewhere, there is …continued .
[Source: Fox News]