Fauci: US ‘turning corner’ on latest COVID wave but warns more surges possible

Fauci: US ‘turning corner’ on latest COVID wave but warns more surges possible


Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said the US is “turning the corner” in the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic — but warned that case numbers could start climbing again if more people don’t get vaccinated.

“We certainly are turning the corner on this particular surge,” the White House’s chief medical adviser said on ABC’s “This Week.”

“But we have experienced over now close to 20 months of surges that go up and then come down and then go back up again. The way to keep it down, to make that turnaround continue to go down, is to do what we mentioned: Get people vaccinated.”

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Fauci, who is the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said unvaccinated Americans are keeping the country in the “danger zone.”

“When you have 70 million people in the country who are eligible to be vaccinated who are not yet vaccinated, that’s the danger zone right there,” he said. “So it’s within

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