New emails show how Dr. Anthony Fauci constantly changed his opinion on how effective the use of masks are to the American public.
On Feb. 4, 2020, Sylvia Burwell, a former secretary of Health and Human Services under Barack Obama and the current president of American University in Washington DC, emailed Dr. Anthony Fauci with a question.
“Tony … I am traveling to [REDACTED]. Folks are suggesting I take a mask for the airport,” Burwell wrote. “Is this something I should do.”
Fauci got back to her early the following day.
“Sylvia: Masks are really for infected people to prevent them from spreading infection to people who are not infected rather than protecting uninfected people from acquiring infection,” wrote the head of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
“The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through the material.