Fauci says mask wearers are “infringing on the individual rights of others” – Deadline
With the advent of the coronavirus delta variant, Dr. Anthony Fauci He went on ABC this week to discuss what that means for Americans and whether or not we’ll see more shutdowns.
“I don’t think we’re going to see shutdowns,” Fauci said. “I think we have enough percentage of people in the country – not enough to crush the outbreak – but I think it’s enough to allow us not to get into the situation we were in last winter.”
The president’s chief medical advisor went on to say that “things are only going to get worse” and COVID-19 Cases will continue to rise as 100 million eligible citizens are not vaccinated.
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“The unvaccinated, who have a much higher chance of getting infected in the first place, are the most likely to develop serious illness that could lead to hospitalization and, in some cases, death,” Fauci added.
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Regarding the closures, Fauci said, “So we are looking at not closing, but we are looking forward to some pain and suffering in the future because we see cases increase, which is why we keep talking over and over again: The solution to this is vaccination or this is not going to happen.”
When asked about the new CDC mask wearing guidelines that suggest vaccinated people wear masks indoors, Fauci said, “Even if you are fully vaccinated, when you are indoors in an area of the country with a high or significant degree of transmissibility… You should wear a mask, even if you have actually been vaccinated.”
Fauci continued to say that unvaccinated vaccines “allow the spread and spread of the outbreak” and urged the importance of receiving a Covid vaccine.