Dr. Fauci: Public Health Measures Should Be Seen as a Gateway to Opening up Not the Other Way Around

‘This is a purely public health issue’


FAUCI: “But the public health messages that we’ve given and that you’ve heard me give back months ago when we used to have the press conferences from the White House — is that public health measures should be more of a gateway and a pathway to opening the country as opposed to the obstacle to opening the country. So what has evolved now is that almost people take sides, like wearing a mask or not is a political statement, and that’s really very unfortunate, totally unfortunate, because this is a purely public health issue. It should not be one against the other, and I think the confused messages that you’re alluding to correctly and appropriately is that you don’t have a single message when messages sort of get thrown into political buckets.”

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