Coronavirus is 10 times more lethal than the seasonal flu and going to get worse, Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of task force immunologist, told Congress
Many have been downplaying the risk and the impact of the novel coronavirus by comparing it to seasonal flu. However, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is about 10 times more lethal than the seasonal flu. Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers during a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday that COVID-1
U.S. President Trump has often compared COVID-19 to the flu, which affects tens of thousands of Americans each year, in an effort to calm people down, but Fauci clearly wasn’t trying to downplay the seriousness of the virus’ spread. Fauci is a member of the White House’s coronavirus task force.