Anthony Fawcett, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 in Washington, D.C., USA. The Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee sits ahead of the hearing.
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Letting the U.S. population rip the coronavirus to infect as many people as possible to get the so-called “herd immunity” causes many unnecessary deaths, and the idea is “nonsense” and “dangerous” to the country’s top infectious disease specialist. Said Thursday.
Dr. Ant, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. When Anthony Fawcett was asked if there was a viable strategy for the US military to adopt immunity, he said, “I’ll tell you exactly how I feel about it.” “If you let the infection rip out just like that and say, ‘Let everyone get infected who can get infected and then we’ll have a bunch of immunity.’ Quite frankly that is nonsense, and anyone who knows anything about the epidemic will tell you that it is nonsense and very dangerous, ”Fawcett told Yehun! News.
The Mayo Clinic says that when a population has enough immunity to a disease, it makes it possible for the rest of the community to spread and survive. It can be achieved by natural infection – when enough people are exposed to the disease and develop antibodies against it – and by vaccination.
According to global health experts, most scientists think that 60% to 80% of the population needs to be vaccinated or have natural antibodies to gain immunity to the herd, global health experts say. However, the country’s top health experts say most Americans remain susceptible to coronavirus infections.
Despite these concerns, a senior White House official briefed reporters on a call Monday, referring to the online movement, called the “Great Barrington Declaration,” which advocates mob immunity. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has previously said that mob immunity is “not a US government strategy regarding coronavirus.”
The Bingington Rington Declaration, however, assumes that people who suffer from serious illnesses live in facilities like nursing homes where they can be protected, but “it doesn’t work,” Fockie said.
That’s because about one-third of the population is at risk of serious side effects from Covid-19, including those with advanced health conditions such as the elderly, obese, heart disease, and so on.
“By the time you get the mob immunity you will have killed a lot of people that would have been avoidable,” he said.
Fawcett said he has made his mark on the immune system of well-known mobs with the White House, adding that the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Burks, and the U.S. Department of Disease Control and Prevention. The director of the centers, Dr. Robert Redfield, agreed
“We are all clearly against it,” he said.