Published: Fri, July 10, 2020

USA partisanship makes fighting coronavirus harder, says Anthony Fauci

USA partisanship makes fighting coronavirus harder, says Anthony Fauci

Fauci claimed the public health and fitness and financial guidelines have to have to perform in tandem.

New U.S. cases are peaking at about 60,000 per day.

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"So what we're trying to do is get the public health message across, if it's heard and implemented, you're really a gateway to facilitating openness and an easier way instead of the little ones being on this side and these guys and women are on the other side. I mean, we're just not". Pence, he said, has other concerns.

"You have to be having blindfolds on and covering your ears to think that we don't live in a very divisive society now", Xinhua news agency quoted Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as saying in a podcast on Thursday. In addition to this, he is among the lead members of Trump Administration's White House Coronavirus Task Force which helps in controlling the COVID 19 pandemic situation.

He specifically cited California, Arizona, Texas, and Florida as states that have been hit hard recently, and stated, "We've got to get them to do very fundamental things: closing bars, avoiding congregations of large numbers of people, getting the citizenry in those states to wear masks, maintain six-foot distance, washing hands".

Now, some states - namely Arizona, California, Florida, and Texas - and the USA as a whole are seeing record-high daily increases in confirmed cases as the country once again grapples with coronavirus outbreaks.

However, President Donald Trump, whose remarks about the coronavirus are often at odds with Fauci and other health experts, doesn't take the same solace in Fauci's health recommendations and infectious disease expertise as some Americans do. If those changes are made, he said there would "almost certainly" be a drop in new cases.

During the interview, the president went on to say he has "no problem" with masks.

"Well I think we are in a good place".

'So I think you'd have to make the assumption that if there wasn't such divisiveness, that we would have a more coordinated approach'.

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