(Washington) White House health crisis adviser Anthony Fauci said Sunday he doesn’t think the United States will see any further lockdowns even if “the situation worsens due to an” unvaccinated epidemic “.
Posted on Aug 1, 2021 at 1:08 pm
Days after the return of internal masks for vaccinated people and amid the Delta variant outbreak, Anthony Fauci reassured in an interview on ABC that the United States is unlikely to meet again in winter “.
“I don’t think we’re going to see lockdowns,” he said.
In spite of everything, “the situation will worsen”, stated the immunologist and spoke of “an epidemic of the unvaccinated”.
“The solution is to get vaccinated, in which case none of this would happen,” continued Anthony Fauci, praising the effectiveness of vaccines against COVID-19, which “prevent serious illness” and thus “get hospitalized or maybe even die ”.
When unvaccinated people become infected, [elles] Spread of epidemic dynamics that ultimately affect everyone.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Immunologist and White House Health Crisis Advisor
“People get the message”
“Vaccines are incredibly effective, even against [le variant] Delta, ”affirmed Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on CNN.
The new restrictions are explained by the fact that the vaccinated at some point “can be contagious”, but they serve “mainly to protect the unvaccinated” because the vaccinated have “25 times less risk” of “falling hard”. sick, ”he remembered.
Mr. Collins was pleased with the increase in the number of injections: “In Louisiana, the vaccination rate has tripled in the past two weeks” and increased by “56%” nationwide.
“The good news is that people get the message,” said Francis Collins.
About 60% of American adults are vaccinated, but there is a big difference between the North, which is generally better vaccinated, and the South, which is more reluctant.