November 13th. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that he has never had any contact with the Biden team of the Democratic presidential candidate and believes that there is no reason to abandon the work of the current US government. , Especially during this crisis.
In an interview with Reuters on Thursday (12th), Fauci said: “My job remains on track. I am not a politician. I am doing public health affairs.” According to reports, since the pandemic this year Fauci has been serving on the White House’s New Coronavirus Task Force, a position that often contradicts the president’s views. Fauci said: “During the pandemic, I have absolutely no reason to stop working at hand. This plays an important role in helping us get rid of the pandemic.”
When asked about any suggestions to the Democratic presidential candidate Biden’s team, Fauci’s suggestions are “the same”: social distancing, avoiding crowds, wearing masks, and washing hands diligently. “Public health principles will not change from time to time. “.
According to reports, Fauci served in six US government departments and fought the AIDS epidemic under the leadership of the Ronald Reagan administration in the 1980s. His “daily work” is as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop vaccines and therapeutics, and this work “has begun to bear fruit.”
On the 9th of this month, the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech SE stated that early analysis showed that Coronavirus vaccine is more than 90% effective in preventing symptomatic diseases. Fauci said, “This is really good news.” He said the people in the two trials will be followed for two years to ensure that there are no long-term side effects.
At present, the number of coronavirus pandemic infections in the United States has surged again, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Texas and California has exceeded 1 million. The Midwestern states have been hit hard again.
The number of hospitalizations in some cities has risen sharply, and medical resources are tight. The US media worry that the United States cannot control the pandemic at all. According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University
November 13th the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 10.557 million, reaching 10,557,451; the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 242,000, reaching 242,436 .