Dr. Fauci: As many as 400,000 Americans could die from coronavirus
Just a couple of minutes before President Trump left the Walter Reed Medical Center, the President said in a video address inspiring Americans NOT to be afraid of COVID-19. He implored Americans to let NOT the coronavirus dominate their life. Many people view the message as uplifting given that the President’s quick recovery after he and his wife were both tested positive for COVID three days earlier.
However, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, did not see it that way. Yesterday, Dr. Fauci warned in a new gloom and doom forecast that President Trump’s coronavirus recovery could still go in ‘Wrong Direction,’ and the President could get into ‘Trouble.’
Today, Dr. Fauci has another alarming message for the country. In another gloom and doom forecast, Dr. Fauci said Tuesday that as many as 400,000 Americans could die from COVID-19 if action isn’t taken in the fall and winter.
Not sure if Dr. Fauci wants Americans to live in a perpetual state of fair, however, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases continues to use the mainstream media megaphone to inject the daily dose of fear to millions of Americans. In a virtual event held by American University, Dr. Fauci told attendees that between 300,000 and 400,000 could die from coronavirus in the country.
“The models tell us if we don’t do what we need to in the fall and winter, we could have 300,000-400,000 COVID-19 deaths,” American University quoted the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases as saying.
As of writing, the U.S. has recorded 210,918 deaths with more than 7.5 million confirmed infections of COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Fauci’s prediction is even worse than an earlier forecast from the University of Washington study from August that predicted that as many as 300,000 people could die of COVID-19 by Dec. 1.
At the virtual event, Fauci admitted the decreasing trust in him as a public official, especially among Republicans and those who believe the country needs to reopen fully.
“Maybe 50 percent of you hate me because you think I’m trying to destroy the country, but listen to me for six weeks or so, and do what I say, and you’ll see the numbers go down,” Fauci pleaded, according to the university.