Dr. Anthony Fauci endorsed vaccine mandates for air travel and school children during an ad for an online media company Sunday.
Fauci, the chief medical adviser to the White House and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, endorsed the mandates days after the Biden administration rolled out a sweeping new COVID-19 strategy. On Thursday, President Joe Biden unveiled a plan to mandate vaccinations for millions of federal workers and contractors, as well as force private companies to either vaccinate their employees or test the unvaccinated weekly for COVID-19.
“If we get the overwhelming proportion of the population vaccinated, we will get to herd immunity. If we do it in the next six months, it will happen in the next six months. If we do it in the next two months, it will happen in the next two months,” Fauci says in the advertisement.
The White House chief medical adviser is then asked, “would you support vaccine mandates