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Fauci predicts ‘a bit more pain & suffering' for unvaccinated

Posted On: May 20, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Fauci predicts ‘a bit more pain & suffering' for unvaccinated

White House health advisor is ‘confident' there are only weeks until Omicron hits its peak
Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he is as “confident as you can be” that Omicron cases in the US will hit their peak in mid-February, though he acknowledged in an ABC interview on Sunday that “you never want to be overconfident when you're dealing with this virus.”
Fauci has been one of the lead advocates for Covid-19 vaccinations and boosters, but he admitted that varying vaccination rates across the country will not significantly affect Omicron infection rates in the US. Some areas, however, may face “a bit more pain and suffering with hospitalizations in those areas of the country that have not been fully vaccinated or have not gotten boosters.”
Fauci claimed his prediction is based on data from other nations like Israel, South Africa, and the UK. “They've peaked and starting to come down rather sharply,” the health official said, predicting a turnaround soon across the US.

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