Fauci Faces Nation: Warns U.S. Following Europe with Plateau and Spikes From Premature Openings in Cities, Travel. Also talks WHO, kids [CBS Face the Nation]
Full Video of Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden this morning with Margaret Brennan.
‘Premature’ easing of Covid curbs boosts US cases, Fauci says
Washington (AFP) – A recent plateau in new Covid infections in the United States was likely linked to the “premature” easing of anti-virus efforts in some places, top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said Sunday. While the emergence of coronavirus variants is part of the problem, so are states that are “pulling back on the mitigation” too soon, he told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” When case numbers begin to plateau, he said, “you’re really in danger of a surge coming up.” “We’ve seen that in our own country, and that’s exactly what’s happened in Europe in several of the countries in the European Un… Read More
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How warmly or coldly people feel toward scientists is associated with their compliance with measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to new research published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. The study also found evidence that medical experts such as Anthony Fauci can help motivate people to maintain social distance from others and use disinfectant products amid the pandemic. Many scientists became recognizable public figures following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, and the researchers behind the current study were interested in learning more about the impact o… Read More
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Marc Jacobs marked getting his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine with a glamorous selfie. The 57-year-old designer rocked white platform boots, an animal-print jacket and a pink sequined skirt to his appointment at New York’s NYU Langone Health facility to get his final dose of the Pfizer jab this week. He captioned a mirror selfie of him having his vaccination with his physician in shot and his ribbed body on display: “Spring has sprung and second vaccine done! “Thank you nurse @kiyahsw You are the best! @nyulangone @pfizerinc “#pfizercrew #prettyinpink #marshmallowsnowballrealness #gratefu… Read More