[Ed. – Too little, too late.]
The immunologist primarily responsible for advising the Trump administration (and by default the entire country) to shut down to ‘bend the curve’ of coronavirus says the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd are going to lead to new spikes.
During an interview on WTOP radio Friday, Fauci, a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, said gathering to protest and ignoring social distancing guidelines is “a perfect setup for further spread” of the disease, telling people “if you can avoid the demonstration, if you can, fine. If you can’t, make sure you wear a mask.”
What does the immunologist think when he sees protesters in close proximity getting tear-gassed (which forces them to de-mask if they’re wearing one?
… It’s a perfect setup for further spread of the virus in the sense of creating these blips, which might turn into some surges,” he said.