Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul weighed in on the fight against the latest coronavirus surge during a Tuesday interview on “Your World with Neil Cavuto.”
Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto began the wide-ranging interview with a question about Paul’s earlier Senate panel confrontation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and how much the two actually differed on schools opening in the fall.
“It takes a little bit to draw out of Dr. Fauci, but in the end, he did seem to agree with me,” Paul said. “But my point is this: The scientific evidence is overwhelming. The kids rarely get the disease. The kids rarely die from the disease, and actually even more extraordinarily they rarely transmit the disease.”
The Kentucky senator derided the “political correctness” of the WHO deleting the “link to the studies that pointed out that this was rare.”
“Frankly, many of the schools in Europe are going back without masks,” he said. “Many of them are going out without modified if any social distancing because kids are not causing a spike.”
Acknowledging the “unknown” behind some of the spike in cases, Paul largely dismissed concerns absent an “increased death rate.”
“If you just