Dr Anthony Fauci told CNBC on Monday night that he was ready to continue fighting the coronavirus whether President Donald Trump won the re-election or Democrat candidate Joe Biden.
“I’m not leaving this epidemic, no matter who the president is,” a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force said in an interview with Shepard Smith News as Covid-19 cases rose to US levels. has not been seen in nearly two months and climbed in more than 40 states in the past week.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has redoubled its commitment to helping Americans fight the coronavirus pandemic. His comments come as the country receives an average of about 50,000 new cases a day. Fauci told Smith, “We̵
Fauci also stressed that his role in fighting the pandemic is not political. The country’s best infectious disease expert said Trump’s campaign should remove the political advertisement that portrayed him, saying he did not appreciate “putting it in a political context.” Fauci reiterated to Smith that he had not given his consent to be included in the new Trump team’s ad.
Smith asked Fauci for clarification on the science-based restrictions and the suspension of the country. While noting that “science-based restrictions make sense,” Foci stressed that those restrictions did not mean keeping people away from their livelihoods.
“We need to convince Americans that public health measures do not mean stopping the country,” Fauci said. “It’s actually a way to keep the country open.”
Fauci added that Americans could blunt the resurgence of the pandemic in five ways that would not close their lives, including wearing a mask consistently and properly, washing their hands, avoiding crowds, maintaining a social distance six feet away, and choosing outsiders. spaces above interior spaces.