with 700,000 US covid Deaths, and two new studies proving delta-like variants are better at transmitting through the air, one thing is clear: this pandemic won’t end until the virus spreads somewhere. that’s why Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the president and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, appeared on face the nation Encouraging everyone to “focus like a laser” to minimize matters. how? Read on for five life-saving advice—and to ensure your own health and the health of others, don’t miss them Sure Signs You’ve Already Had COVID.
This is “the one thing you don’t want to do,” says Dr. Fauci.
“One thing we want to be sure of is that we have over the last few weeks that the acceleration of this in cases and hospitalizations and deaths soon starts to slow down.” -The one thing we don’t want to do is we don’t want to get complacent and say, OK, now we need to step back,” Dr. Fauci wanted. “We need to continue to get those individuals — now, the 70 million people who are eligible to be vaccinated — vaccinated, because if you look at the history of the various booms we’ve had, it has come up, come down. It’s started. And then all of a sudden, boom, come back again. As it’s coming down, we have, within our capacity, we can do that. That is, very, very low with vaccination and mitigation So that’s one thing I want to make sure that our approach realizes that we’ve done well with 55% of the population fully vaccinated and 64% with at least one dose, but we need to vaccinate But the emphasis has to be kept on the front.”
Dr. Fauci said here’s how to stay safe
“I believe it’s the way the CDC recommended, when you were in a situation where you have virus mobility in the community, where there’s obviously a lot of spread, even if you were vaccinated. And you’re in an indoor setting, A. Dr. Fauci said, “It’s wise to wear a mask and avoid high-risk situations.” “And what we should be doing is looking at ventilation in a space. As we now know it is apparently spread by aerosols. And when you have something dispensed by aerosols, you absolutely want more ventilation, which is why the outside is always safer than the indoors. And if you’re indoors, ventilation will be important. And that’s what we really should be paying attention to.”
Will it be safe to gather with family until Christmas?
“It’s too early to tell,” said Dr. Fauci. “We just have to focus on continuing to bring down those numbers and not try to go ahead for weeks or months and say what we’re going to do at a particular point in time. It’s going to continue to matter.” focused like a laser on keeping it down. And we can do this by getting people vaccinated and also in a situation where boosters are appropriate to boost people, because we know they reduce infection and advanced disease Can help a lot in reducing the types of data that are being stored now in real time.”
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Dr. Fauci said vaccine mandates for companies to work
“If you look at universities now, we’ve found, if I’m not mistaken, there are a thousand or more universities saying that if you want to be on campus with timed classes, you really have to get vaccinated. Gotta get it done or you can’t come,” Dr. Fauci said. “And they’re all businesses that are doing that. I mean, look at airlines—airlines, airlines mandate where you have it now, 99% of some airlines, employees are vaccinated. So when you do, When you mention people think there are alternatives, that if you don’t want to get vaccinated, you’re not going to work or you can’t go to school. I guess that’s contingent on the work we’re doing nature really justifies [mandates]”
Dr. Fauci said the vaccine mandate for children also works
Regarding mandating vaccines for children in California, Dr. Fauci said, “I’m not just going into local issues to talk about general principles people need to realize that for schools The need for a vaccine is nothing new, which is very important. Specific or specific to COVID-19. We have been doing this for decades,” Dr. Fauci said. “My own kids couldn’t go to school if they hadn’t been vaccinated against measles, mumps, and rubella. So when we see the pushback on that, it’s like it’s never happened before, it’s actually with other vaccines.” It’s going on. So let’s do this with a virus that’s very, very serious.” He says the virus has caused an unprecedented number of deaths and infections in this country. Go get vaccinated, and to protect your life and the lives of others, don’t go on any of these 35 places you’re most likely to catch COVID.