For months, experts have been warning that if people refuse to follow the guidance recommended by health experts and CDC, including wearing masks, restricting social gatherings and avoiding vacations, the winter COVID-19 pandemic will get worse. travel. On Tuesday, the United States reported the highest daily death toll from Covid-19, which caused more than 4,320 deaths. however, Anthony Fauci, The top infectious disease expert in the United States and the director of the American Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dan Mannarino of PIX1
Dr. Fauci warned: “I can imagine it will get worse”
Although the COVID-19 crisis has never been so severe, the number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths has appeared across the country in record-breaking ways, but the situation may not necessarily bottom out. He admitted: “It may get worse.” “We hope not.”
He added that if people “have uniformly, not always followed the public health measures we are talking about-wear masks uniformly, avoid gathering places, gather indoor people, and keep distance,” there is hope that things will improve.
“I mean, obviously, given the seriousness of the problem, they sound simple, but we know that it works. As long as these measures are implemented, these public health measures can control the surge.” “It is difficult to predict this. How much will the situation worsen. I hope we have seen the full impact of growth.”
However, he did point out that after people travel and gather together, the surge is common. He said: “Whether the anniversary of Thanksgiving Day is July 4th, we have seen it.” “So now, if you can arrange the time, we will most likely see the brunt of this trip and the holiday Social gatherings are usually held with family and friends during the period. So I think we may be right in the middle now.”
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How to survive this pandemic
As for yourself, no matter where you are, you should follow Fauci’s basic principles and help end this wave— Mask, Social distancing, avoid crowds, do not enter the room with people you do not live with (especially in bars), maintain good hand hygiene, vaccinate when available, and protect yourself and the lives of others Other people, don’t visit any of these 35 places most likely to catch COVID.