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Awe should n't be lulled into complacency that this is only old person Disease, Fauci say. The best way to achieve herd immunity is through vaccine, he say. Otherwise, large number of people will die by simply allowing everyone to become infected with the coronavirus. Aprofound degreea of herd immunity will likely happen until end of 2021 or beginning of 2022, he say, which is why he predicts public health measures such as face masks and social distancing will continue until then. Those public health measures are particularly important now as coronavirus cases continue to increase across the country, especially in the Midwest, CDC officials said Wednesday. Aunfortunately, we are seeing a distressing trend here in the United States, with COVID - 19 cases increasing in nearly 75% of the country, Jay Butler, MD, deputy director for Infectious Diseases at CDC, said at a media briefing at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, according to CNBC. Asmaller, more intimate gatherings of family, friends, and neighbors may be driving transmission as well, especially as they move indoors, he say. Butler says COVID - 19 cases are growing areally in all parts of the country, and although people are growing tired of safety precautions, theyare still important. We are tired of wearing masks, but it continues to be as important as it has ever been, and I would say even MORE important than ever as we move into fall season, he say. The US is now reporting about 60 000 new daily cases, according to CNBC analysis, which is up about 17% compared to a week ago. Country has now reported MORE than 8. 3 million cases and MORE than 222 000 deaths as of Thursday morning, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Butler said that a safe and effective vaccine would be ready avery soon and that he is acautiously optimistic that one will be available in limited numbers by the end of the year. Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services, said two companies making vaccines - Pfizer and Moderna - are avery close, if not fully enrol in their trials. Every state has now submitted plans for vaccine distribution, Butler say. Cdc will provide feedback during the next 2 weeks, and then States will be directed to set up distribution Centers. Vaccines will be released in stages, likely to front - line health care workers and older adults in long - term care facilities. There is hope on the way, in the form of safe and effective vaccines, in a matter of weeks or months, Azar say.

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Key Background

According to the Wall Street Journal story of June 29, Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed the hypothesis I proposed in Econlog post of SAME DAY: long - lasting detrimental advice by the US government against ordinary people wearing masks was motivated by their shortage. This shortage was itself created by governments own PRICE - controls and their efforts to commandeer consequently insufficient quantity SUPPLY. Wsj write: link in quote above points to June 16 WSJ story that does not in fact mention anything like thatbut, story MIGHT have been modified and I miss previous version. One example of the usefulness of masks given by Wall Street Journal: export controls by foreign governments have worsened problems created by PRICE controls and the Defense Production Act. As usual, MORE government dirigisme does not improve production and allocation. The truth is, most studies and informed commentary in recent history show that masks make no real statistical difference. These studies have been largely around transmission of influenza or other infections, but the mechanism by which these spread is SAME AS with SARS - CoV - 2. Droplets on which viruses ride behave SAME AS they have for millennia. In a perfect setting where theyre worn properly, maintained properly, not touch, and have proper filtration capabilities, CAN masks add value? Of course, particularly for asymptomatic transmitter.S But in practice, mask wearing technique varies, and if ANY patterns of homogeneity ARE to be find, it is skewed towards really poor side of scale. At best, theyre tiny part of MUCH larger Defense in depth portfolio which does no harm relative to things like hand washing. At worst, theyre virtue signalling placebo for our most common interactions in public. Your best bet to keep safe is to keep your distance, avoid touching your face and wash your hands frequently if trying to hide from virus forever is your thing, that is. If you see someone without a mask, DONT freak out. Unless youre going to try and breathe their air for 15 minutes straight, youre AT very low risk. Dr. Fauci confirms the MORE obvious part of your hypothesis concerning motives behind advisory. The less clear part is whether PRICE controls had ANY significant impact on SUPPLY. When things change dramatically in the market, it takes some time for ANY market to figure out the new reality and adjust. Early PRICE signals in a crisis ARE mostly nonsense. There WERE huge incentives to come up with additional SUPPLY right away. I doubt PRICE controls MUCH AT ALL. Legitimate government and institutional rush in demand had MUCH MORE distortive effects than prices do. Price controls affect quantity SUPPLY not SUPPLY. I assume this is what you meant and the rest of MY comment proceeds from this point. If you do mean that PRICE controls have ANY significant effect on SUPPLY, then we know they do not since prices do not affect SUPPLY; SUPPLY affects PRICE.

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How to Avoid COVID-19

Former Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Jr. Host Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, For virtual MasterMinds guest speaker event, Sept. 18. During the event, Fauci shared key COVID - 19 related insights with the DIA workforce. As a scientist who has worked for NIAID for over 50 years, the last 36 as directorand has advised six Presidential administrations on Infectious Diseases, Fauci provides advice on situations based on scientific data. Scientific data may not be something that someone wants to hear, but what is really important is that word gets outthat you tell someone the truth based on science, he explain. This is an unprecedented outbreak; greatest challenge weve had in acute period of time in the last 102 years, since the 1918 pandemic, and there are a lot of things we need to do both from a scientific standpoint but also to communicate with the public. Throughout Faucis lifetime, he has developed the skill to speak truth to power. When asked how he ensure his message is not lost when delivering information that may not be well receive, understood, or go against popular opinion, he explains that it helps him to think it may be the last time he asks question, so he must be ready and willing to answer it. If youre not afraid to tell the truth and not afraid to be shot down, no matter who is asking, then word gets out that you will always be known as someone who speaks the unbiased truth, he say. Fauci was asked how he explain changes in policy and guidance to people who may not understand the reason behind those changes, and how he ensure information is accurately understood as being driven by science and not by agenda, or opinion. When youre involved in something that is evolving over time, best you can do is make a recommendation or statement based on data that you have at that particular time, Fauci state. When the situation changes, data may change, That is the nature of scienceits called self - correcting, making modifications to previous recommendations based on new data. Fauci provides an example by addressing the initial onset of COVID - 19, and change in recommendations on wearing masks. There wasnt strong recommendation at first to wear masks, as we didnt want healthcare personnel and other essential workers who are putting themselves at risk every day to not have adequate surgical masks to protect themselves, he say. Fauci notes that as COVID - 19 research continue, it was soon discovered that 40 - 50% of infected individuals do show symptoms. Modeling shows the US that about 50% of transmissions go from someone who is infected but without symptoms to an uninfected person, he say. So, recommendation quickly changed to stress the importance of wearing a mask, social distancing, avoiding crowds, and washing hands. Fauci also discussed the role of Medical Intelligence in public health policy decision - making.

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The Claim

President Donald Trump said that Americans are tired of COVID - 19, contagious disease that has killed more than 220 000 Americans. So he continues to hold in - person Campaign Rally with large crowds and scolds those who urge safety precautions he does like. Trump grievances have been limited to Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee who holds socially - distance campaign events and chastises Trump response to the pandemic. Lately, Trump has been attacking a member of his own administration: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. People are tired of hearing about Fauci and all these idiots. These people have got it wrong. Faucis nice guy, hes been here for 500 years, Trump said on call with Campaign staff OCt. 19. Trump labelled Fauci a disaster and said every time he goes on television, there is always bomb, but there is bigger bomb if you fire him. Trump's skepticism of Fauci has been going on for months, but it intensified in the weeks before Election Day as Trump and Biden made their final pitches to voters. Despite Trumps displeasure with Fauci, Fauci is a popular figure. The Trump Campaign even touted Faucis statements throughout the pandemic as proof that Trump acted effectively to combat the crisis. The Campaign features a few seconds of Fauci interview in the ad, although out of context. Trumps recent claims about Fauci leave out key information and misrepresent facts. Fauci does not affiliate or register with any political party, nor does he endorse any political party or candidate, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told PolitiFact. The DC Board of Elections told the US that according to its records, Fauci has been registered in DC since 1984 with no party affiliation. Fauci has led the agency since 1984, serving under administrations of four Republicans and two Democrats. In my nearly five decades of public service, I have never publicly endorse any political candidate, Fauci told CNN earlier this month after Trump ad took one of his statements out of context. This needs context. After the Jan. 24 Briefing to Senators about the new Coronavirus, Fauci told S & P Global that restricting travel was not a good idea at this time and that it would create a lot of disruption, economically and otherwise, and it wouldn't necessarily have a positive effect. But days later, on Jan. 31, Fauci participated in a press conference where Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced restrictions on travel from China. Fauci supports restrictions. At the time, Fauci said there were a lot of unknowns about the new virus, but some countries outside of China had travel - related cases and secondary cases from them. That was also happening in the United States, and the World Health Organization had issued a Public Health Emergency of International Concern declaration, Fauci say. We still have a low risk to the American public, but we want to keep it at low risk.

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The Facts

Another rumor about the efficacy of wearing masks during the COVID - 19 coronavirus Disease pandemic make rounds in June 2020, topic we have debunked numerous times at Snopes. A 60 Minutes interview from early March 2020 with Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the leading members of President Donald Trumps coronavirus task force, was being regurgitated on social media. In segment, Fauci said there was no reason people in the US need to wear mask. Problem? That clip is old, and Fauci was simply echoing what many others argued at that time, including the US Surgeon General, World Health Organization, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since then, Faucis views and those of most organizations have change, as more information become available about disease. In the March 2020 clip, Fauci say: Right now in the United States, people should not be walking around wearing masks. You should think of healthcare providers WHO need them and people WHO are ill. Since at least April 2020, CDC recommend that everyone wear cloth masks in public to help slow the spread of COVID - 19. That recommendation has changed because of studies that find even people without coronavirus symptoms, but WHO may still have disease, could transmit virus through close interactions with others, especially through speaking, coughing, and sneezing: Snopes has also covered efficacy of masks in past fact checks, including evolving recommendations of US Surgeon General and effectiveness of cloth masks in preventing spread of virus. Fauci also clarified in June interview that masks are helpful but they are masks plus physical separation. This is in line with CDC guidelines that, cloth face cover is not a substitute for social distancing. Give that quote from Fauci is no longer current, we rate this claim as outdated.

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