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Fauci blames a new 'surge' in US COVID-19 cases on variants, travel during spring break, and states prematurely pulling back restrictions

16 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases expert, warned Sunday that US COVID-19 cases were rising again because of infectious coronavirus variants , people traveling more, and states easing restrictions too soon.
The number of new coronavirus infections in the US was more than 73,000 on March 27, according to the Johns Hopkins University, up from less than 50,000 March 11. At its January peak, the number of new cases in the US was more than 250,000.
"Variants we take seriously and are concerned, but it is not only the variants that are doing that," Fauci...
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