WALL – While the number of casualties in the USA, one of the countries most affected by the corona virus epidemic, approached the limit of 500 thousand, Dr. “We haven’t seen it like this in 102 years,” said Anthony Fauci. Fauci, US President Joe Biden’s health counselor and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that Americans may also need to wear a mask in 2022.
‘A FIRST SINCE 1918’
Speaking to CNN television, Fauci said that although the number of new cases and deaths in the country has started to decrease in recent weeks, the danger has not yet been overcome. “We haven’t seen anything like this in the last 102 years since the flu epidemic in 1918. We have experienced something terrible and we are still living,” said Fauci.
‘DECREASE IN CASE IS NOT ENOUGH’
Although Fauci pointed out that the number of new cases in the country has been declining for five weeks and the vaccination campaign is continuing, “The reduction is great, but we are still at a very high level. We really need to bring the level down before we think we have come to the light of day,” he said.
‘NEW DOSES CAN BE ADDED TO VACCINES’
Stating that even if other measures against the spread of the virus are mitigated and many more vaccines are made, Americans may need to use masks in 2022, and added that new doses may be added to vaccines due to variants.
497 thousand 862 people died
In the USA, more than 28 million people have been infected with Covid-19 for a year, 497 thousand 862 people died due to the disease. Experts say life expectancy has decreased by one year in statistics due to the high mortality rates in the country. In the last few weeks, the rate of spread of the virus has decreased to the lowest levels seen in months.
In the country where the vaccination campaign continues, those who have at least one dose of vaccine make up only 15 percent of the population. Accordingly, 43 million people in the USA received at least one dose of vaccine, and 18 million people received the second dose. (EXTERNAL NEWS)
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