Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. immunologist, has drawn some fire for being a bit of a Debbie Downer. Most recently, he came under fire for once again saying Americans should not gather to celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas.
But Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said people should feel comfortable celebrating the upcoming Halloween holiday with their children.
“Halloween is just around the corner, a lot of parents are wondering how to trick-or-treat, do they hand out candy, do they walk around with their children?” host Dana Bash said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “What’s your guidance?”
“I think that particularly if you’re vaccinated, but you can get out there,” answered Fauci. “You’re outdoors for the most part, at least when my