Daily Mail: Dr. Fauci warns of ‘irreparable damage’ if lockdowns are kept in place for too long but stresses that ‘very significant precautions’ still need to be taken when parts of the country reopen
* ‘I don’t want people to think that any of us feel that staying locked down for a prolonged period of time is the way to go,’ Dr Fauci said on Friday
* Dr. Fauci did hesitate from endorsing the full reduction of social distancing measures and stressed that states needed to take ‘very significant precautions
* ‘In general, I think most of the country is doing it in a prudent way,’ he said. ‘There are obviously some situations where people might be jumping over that
* On Wednesday, Dr. Fauci cautioned using the name ‘Operation Warp Speed’ to prioritize the initiative to get a vaccine approved for coronavirus
White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said that extended stay-at-home orders could end up causing ‘irreparable damage’ in certain parts of the country if they do not open soon.
Fauci was speaking on CNBC’s ‘Halftime Report’ on Friday when he made the comments, stressing that the country still needed to take ‘very significant precautions’.
‘I don’t want people to think that any of us feel that staying locked down for a prolonged period of time is the way to go,’ the doctor said.
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WNU Editor: What a contrast from just two weeks ago …. Anthony Fauci: ‘serious consequences’ if US exits lockdown too early – video (The Guardian).