Dr. Fauci Addresses Surges in COVID Variants

Says more restrictions could be possible.

On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the ongoing national surge in COVID infections could result in “more restrictive” measures being implemented. 

“If the counts [on both Delta and Omicron variants] keep going up and the test positivity keeps going up, we may need to be more restrictive,” he said. 

Dr. Fauci, the White House’s top medical adviser, added, “But for now, people who are vaccinated and boosted should feel reasonably comfortable. The risk was never zero.” 

There was not enough scientific data to say what number of infections would force a need to be more restrictive, he said. 

“You’ve got to just take things one step at a time and take a look at how things evolve,” Fauci said. “I mean, obviously, if you are vaccinated, your family’s vaccinated, you have friends who are vaccinated and hopefully also boosted, you can still enjoy a social gathering generally in a home. 

“You’ve gotta be careful when you go into large public indoor spaces where there are a lot of people there. And that’s the reason why you should be wearing a mask under those circumstances.” 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health officials as they trackin surges in variants of the COVID virus. 
  • For the coronavirus and variants to continue to weaken and wane. 

Sources: CNBC, Newsmax 


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