Minnesota Infectious Disease Specialist: America is ’12 to 14 months of a very difficult road ahead of us’.


The director of the Center for Infectious Diseases Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota on Sunday said he agrees Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care: McConnell: ‘Not looking good right now’ possibility for coronovirus deal | Fauci disagrees with Trump, saying US targets ‘final turn’ on pandemic NIH directors ‘disappointed’ at Trump’s lack of mask at rallyThe nation’s top infectious diseases specialist, that Americans will need to “hunk down” in the next phase of the coronavirus epidemic.

“Looking forward to where we are now, Tony and I are completely on the same page,” Michael Osterholm said on NBC’s “Meet the Press”.

“Number one, we are now closed in about 40,000 cases a day, which, if you think about that, is eight thousand more when the house was on fire back in March,” he said.

“[A]S we are in decline, we are going to see these numbers increasing substantially. When the vaccine becomes available, it will not happen in any meaningful way until early next year, and then it is still going to take us months to vaccinate the population of this country, ”he said.

“We have another 12 to 14 months really, we have a really difficult road. And that’s what I’m worried about today, “he said. “I don’t go back and you know, play February and March again. I play now. What is our national plan? We don’t have one.”

Osterholm also addressed President TrumpDonald John Trumptrump slams Nevada governor at rally, shoots back at NFL match Mike Holmgren in response to Trump’s epidemic, throws support to Biden Watch Live: rallies to supporters in Trew NevadaIn March, Bob Woodward was commented that he was deliberately reducing the risk of the virus to escape terror.

“[W]E-know in public health, as well as in the general response to the crisis, telling the truth is not a cause for panic, ”Osterholm said. “If you just tell people the truth, they will respond and they will trust them to tell you the truth. The great leaders of the world have done so. “

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