We talked to Fauci about Thanksgiving, and what’s ahead. “I’m not saying at all that we need to cancel Christmas. What I am saying is that we need to be really careful.”
TONIGHT: "December into January are going to be very, very difficult months." Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tells #Newsnight household mixing over Thanksgiving & Christmas may "amplify" the US's Covid spike 📺22:45
"As you all know, Dr. Fauci predicted that Thanksgiving would cause “a surge on top of a surge” and we have every indication that’s where the nation – and where Nevada – is headed at this time. " @GovSisolak #8NN #COVID19
Dr. Fauci said we could see the effect of a Thanksgiving coronavirus surge in the next week or so. During a New York briefing Monday (12/7) he added, "the middle of January can be a really dark time for us" if people don't follow health measures going into the December holidays.
Dr. Fauci says at Cuomo press conference that post-Thanksgiving COVID surge will likely hit in a week/week-and-a-half, overlapping with start of another surge as holiday travel picks up: "You have a surge upon surge...The middle of January could be a really dark time for us"
Dr. Fauci says Americans may have to "bite the bullet and sacrifice" gathering for Thanksgiving
Dr. Fauci on his Thanksgiving plans: "I would love to have it with my children, but my children are in three separate states throughout the country. … They themselves, because of their concern for me and my age, have decided they are not going to come home for Thanksgiving."
Dr. Fauci can skip it. To the rest of the country: Have a great Thanksgiving.
Dr. Fauci: ‘I’d like to say that everything is going to be great by Thanksgiving, but honestly, I'm not so sure it is'