[Ed. – It’s like a bad Hollywood movie. There are the miscues that were Big Lies and all Trump’s fault; there are the miscues that totally weren’t miscues you brain-dead conspiracy theorist you; there are the miscues we’re supposed to agree someone had a good reason for; there are the outright lies that are framed as miscues; there are the inconvenient truths that are framed as conspiracy theories and hoaxes…]
Speaking on TheStreet, Fauci discusses how effective face masks are at preventing COVID-19 infection and why they weren’t recommended from the start.
He also acknowledged that masks were initially not recommended to the general public so that first responders wouldn’t feel the strain of a shortage of PPE.
He explained that public health experts “were concerned the public health community, and many people were saying this, were concerned that it was at a time when personal protective equipment, including the N95 masks and the surgical masks, were in very short supply.”