Fauci on January 21: Coronavirus "not a major threat ... not something citizens of U.S. should be worried about"

by Adam Ford · Apr 4th, 2020 9:36 am

As mainstream media and Democrats ramp up their efforts to blame the Trump administration for being too slow to act and failing to curtail the spread of COVID-19, Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume on Friday shared a video of an interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci — the nation's top infectious diseases expert, advocate of nationwide lock-downs, and face of the coronavirus response who is widely respected on both sides of the aisle — saying on January 21 that the virus was not a major threat, and not something that Americans should be worried about:

"This is not a major threat for the people in the United States, and this is not something that the citizens of the United States right now should be worried about," Fauci said.

In essence, Hume is saying that nobody could have seen this coming.

🔦 Another top U.S. expert and staple of President Trump's daily press conferences, Dr. Deborah Birx, recently laid blame at China's feet for reporting false numbers from ground zero which drastically underrepresented the seriousness of the outbreak:


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