Fauci says we're 'going in the wrong direction'

Fauci says we’re ‘going in the wrong direction’

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses coronavirus and vaccines.

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Here in the U.S., top medical adviser, Anthony Fauci warned Sunday the U.S. is “going in the wrong direction” due to the large number of unvaccinated people who continue to get sick and fuel outbreaks.

Only around half of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. Fauci also said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was considering new mask guidelines for vaccinated people amid the current surge. St. Louis, Missouri, is the latest place to reinstate its indoor mask mandate as cases in the state spike. Meanwhile, Alabama’s Republican governor Kay Ivey said it’s “time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for COVID’s persistent spread.

Gov. Kay Ivey: “Almost 100% of the new hospitalizations are with unvaccinated folks. And the deaths are certainly occurring with unvaccinated folks. These folks are choosing a horrible lifestyle of self-inflicted pain. Y’all, we’ve got to get folks to take the shot.”

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