White House adviser on the health crisis, Anthony Fauci, said on Sunday (August 2nd) that he did not think that the United States would undergo further lockdowns, even if "
the situation will deteriorate
" because of an "
epidemic of non vaccinated
A few days after the return of wearing masks indoors for people vaccinated and in the midst of the Delta variant outbreak, Anthony Fauci was reassuring during an interview on the ABC channel, considering it unlikely that the United States would meet again. "
In the same situation as last winter
Covid-19: what we know about the Delta variant
The solution is to be vaccinated, in which case all this would not happen
", continued Anthony Fauci, praising the effectiveness of vaccines against Covid-19 which "
prevent falling seriously ill
" and thus being "
hospitalized or maybe even die
However, when unvaccinated people get infected, you spread the dynamics of the epidemic, which ultimately impacts everyone
,” he explained.
Increased number of injections
The vaccines are incredibly effective, even against the Delta variant
," confirmed Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on CNN. The new restrictions are explained by the fact that the vaccinated seem to eventually "
be able to be contagious
", but they serve "
mainly to protect the unvaccinated
", because those who are are "
25 times less likely
" to "
get seriously ill.
The director then congratulated himself on seeing an increase in the number of injections: "
in Louisiana, the vaccination rate has tripled over the last two weeks
", and increased by "
The good news is people are getting the message,
” he said.
Some 60% of American adults are vaccinated, but large disparities exist between the north, generally better immunized, and the south, more reluctant.