Skip to comments.Dr. Fauci warns young people of Covid-19 risks and says crisis could match 1918 flu; Infectious disease expert says young people socializing are ‘inadvertently part of the problem’
Posted on 07/14/2020 7:10:22 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Top US public health expert Anthony Fauci warned on Tuesday that the global coronavirus outbreak could be as bad as the 1918 flu pandemic, calling that catastrophe the mother of all pandemics, which killed more than 50 million people worldwide.
Facing increasing attacks from Donald Trump and White House officials, Fauci spoke to Georgetown University students in Washington on Tuesday about the coronavirus pandemic and its risks to young people.
We have a serious situation here in the United States, Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said at the online event.
The US has so far witnessed more than 3.4m cases of Covid-19 and more than 136,000 deaths, with cases now rising in 37 states; record numbers of new cases in Florida, Arizona and Texas; and California shutting down many businesses statewide after recent reopenings.
Fauci warned students at Georgetown that young people must not be part of the problem.
There is an understandable situation where a young person could say, You know, statistically the chances of my getting into trouble by getting infected are much smaller than an elderly person, he said.
Many young people, he said, might feel they would rather be there sipping a margarita in a crowd, but to get it under control means you dont let yourself get infected, and you dont spread to anybody else, Fauci said.
He added: I say that with some trepidation, because Im not blaming anyone, and I think people do this innocently. They dont mean to be part of the problem, but inadvertently they are part of the problem.
It was another instance of the senior public health official, who has been barred from major media appearances in recent weeks, finding other ways to address the public.
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Fauci should be arrested.
During normal flu season, everyone is sick.
You call someone and they tell you they are down with the flu.
I have yet to meet or talk with anyone who has caught it, let alone get very ill.
In a serious situation, Fauxy is still a fraud.
And soros is in the stinking picture with fauxci as well
And a lifelong friend of Cuomo, known him since he was a kid
We had a family member who contracted the l918 flu as a child and survived to live to a ripe old age. She rememeted it well. This ain’t the Spanish Flu.
FauXi is very useful to his Wuhan/CCP masters.
Nevertheless, he is an idiot.
Many schools in Europe and Asia are either opening or have already opened... should we believe their version of Dr. Fauci or our own Dr. Fauci?
The revenge of an 81 yr old leftist on young people having dreams...or even having fun.
This has got to stop.
Young people socializing....he should have said “protesting” and going out drinking afterwards....but he just didn’t have the oo.
And did you know.....Re: The 1918 Pandemic....after dutifully wearing their masks WHILE ATTENDING PATIENTS”, The nurses got up early and took a walk AS A GROUP...to breathe in fresh air and get some sun.
He is your typical IYI....
Both of my elderly parents have had this and recovered without hospitalization. No comparison to 1918.
KcuF that Sumb Bitch
Duplicitous amoral phuk
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