Fauci warns that Americans may face more blockades in the spread of new COVID-19 mutants

Dr. Anthony FauciThe director of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases warned Americans this week that they could soon face additional COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection) Blockage measures if a new strain of virus increases the number of cases.

Fauci President Biden, Said that the BA.2 subvariant could soon increase the rate of infection in the United States. He suggested that Americans should be able to “pivot” between a more common lifestyle and the steps taken to slow the spread of the virus during the heyday of the pandemic.

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“In fact, if we see a turnaround and a resurgence, we must be able to pivot back to the mitigation measures that are appropriate for the situation,” Fauci said in an interview with CNN on Thursday.

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“You can’t just say’I’m done. Go ahead’. We’re dealing with dynamic situations, so we need to be flexible,” he adds, adding that the new variant is more deadly than the Omicron variant. I said it wasn’t right. “Overall mortality is actually declining. This is a very interesting situation with an increasing number of cases, but at this point it doesn’t seem to be that serious.”

“It shouldn’t be surprising in the coming weeks, given that we are starting to open and the number of BA.2 variants is increasing,” Fauci said.

During the segment, Fauci seems to have dismissed concerns about the catastrophic financial burden associated with blockades or other precautionary measures.

Johns Hopkins University Meta-analysis of some studies In February, it was discovered that the blockade between the first COVID-19 waves in the spring of 2020 reduced COVID-19 mortality by only 0.2% in the United States. Europe..

“This meta-analysis concludes that the blockade is barely or completely undisclosed, health Effect, they imposed a huge amount Economic “As a result, the blockade policy is unfounded and should be rejected as a pandemic policy measure,” the researchers said.

A study Last year’s COVID-19 and domestic violence cases from the National Commission on Criminal Justice Increased 8.1% in the US After the blockade order is issued.

There was also additional medical concern about the impact of the blockade.

The New England Journal of Medicine reviews the psychological effects of people on quarantine, including “stress associated with quarantine, depression, hypersensitivity, insomnia, fear, confusion, anger, frustration, boredom, stigma, and much more. I found an emotional result. The quarantine was lifted. “

Fauci has since faced criticism He shifted the position When Contradictory to myself For many guidelines, such as the use of face masks and the threat of COVID-19 in the United States.

Over the past day, the United States has recorded 52,884 new coronavirus cases and 1,685 deaths. Johns Hopkins University..

Paul Best and Shiv Sudhakar of Fox News contributed to this article.