Anthony Fauci, the top infectious-disease expert in the U.S., warned that the Christmas season could be worse than Thanksgiving in terms of the spread of COVID-19.
The Christmas holiday is longer and “I think it could be even more of a challenge than what we saw with Thanksgiving,” Fauci said in aCNN interview.
Coronavirus cases in the U.S. increased 1.2% as compared to the same time Sunday to 14.8 million, as of 6:32 a.m. New York time, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg News.
“So I hope that people realize that and understand that, as difficult as this is, nobody wants to modify if not essentially shut down their holiday season, but we are in a very critical time in this country right now,” Fauci said.
© Copyright 2020 Bloomberg News. All rights reserved.
Visit Newsmax At: https://www.newsmax.com