Tuesday on “CNN Newsroom,” National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci continued pleading the public to wear masks and follow the health measures taken to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
After stressing that masks “work,” Fauci said he “can’t understand why there’s pushback” against the health orders. He argued the measures are important because “they save lives.”
“[W]e need to intensify common, easy to do, relatively speaking, public health measures that are not shutting down the country, not shutting down the economy,” Fauci advised. “The uniform wearing of masks, let’s get it straight, they work. Use them. The next is avoiding congregate settings, particularly indoor, keeping distance that we talk about — to the extent possible doing things outdoors preferentially to indoors and washing your hands frequently. We have to get that point across.”
“I’ve often said help is on the way, but help