• Fauci said partisan fights over mask-wearing hurt the US virus response, and that it never should have hit 500,000 virus deaths

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, double masked during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing on November 19, 2020.
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    Dr Anthony Fauci said that political feuds over masks badly hurt the US pandemic response.
    He said the US, "a rich and sophisticated country," should never have got to 500,000 COVID-19 deaths.
    "When the American spirit is so divided, that really, really made me sad," he told Reuters.
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