President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci declared Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that the United States had “done worse than most any other country” in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Anchor George Stephanopoulos said, “Five hundred thousand Americans, families grieving all across the country. Did this have to be?”
Fauci said, “Well, certainly some of it, but not this bad, George. I believe that if you look back historically, we’ve done worse than most any other country, and we’re a highly developed rich country.”
He continued, “There were things back then, if you go back and think about what you might have done, the kind of disparate responses of different states rather than having a unified approach. But it’s so tough to go back and try to do a metaphorical autopsy on how things went. It was just bad. It is bad now.”
He added, “I