Dr. Fauci warns the US is not in a good place on Covid-19 as cases rise in parts of the country
The leading infectious disease expert in the United States has warned the country was “not in a good place” when it comes to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a stark warning ahead of the coming flu season and winter months.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and member of the White House coronavirus response task force, said in a new interview that many parts of the country need to significantly increase their efforts to combat Covid-19 to avoid a potentially catastrophic reemergence of the novel virus responsible for more than 200,000 deaths nationwide.
“As we get into the fall and the winter, you really want the level of community spread to be as low as you possibility get it”, Dr Fauci said in an interview with ABC News’ Good Morning America on Monday.
While the expert noted there were “certainly parts of the country that are doing well”, he added: “There are states that are starting to show uptick in cases and even some increases …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]