Dr. Anthony Fauchi, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious In his speeches, Dr. Fauci notes the importance of scientific information and facts during a crisis and stresses that in situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it saves lives.
Diseases, is the most trusted expert on pandemic issues in the United States. He heads Deputy Prime Minister Mike Pence’s coronavirus headquarters. Dr. Fauchi has a cold-blooded scientific judgment about the scale of the epidemic and is honest with politicians and American citizens. “It’s really difficult, because I have to be honest with American citizens, but I don’t want to scare them to death,” Dr. Fauchi told Politico. “On the other hand, sometimes in an effort to reassure people, leaders push them into disinterest and irresponsibility,” he adds.
The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11th. So far, confirmed cases worldwide are over 733,000 people and deaths are 34,700. The number of coronaviruses infected in the United States as of March 30 is over 143,000 people and 2513 have died. Fauchi points out that the death toll could be between 100,000 and 200,000 in the US. But he stresses that the dynamics of the situation are changing so quickly that it is possible that the numbers may be different.