Saturday, December 26, 2020

Dr. Fauci Misleading the Public on Health Information

White House Wuhan Coronavirus Taskforce member Dr. Fauci admitted in a recent New York Times interview that he has been changing the numbers on herd immunity for the public based on "a gut feeling" Americans can now handle the truth. From the story (bolding is mine):  

Recently, a figure to whom millions of Americans look for guidance — Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, an adviser to both the Trump administration and the incoming Biden administration — has begun incrementally raising his herd-immunity estimate.

In the pandemic’s early days, Dr. Fauci tended to cite the same 60 to 70 percent estimate that most experts did. About a month ago, he began saying “70, 75 percent” in television interviews. And last week, in an interview with CNBC News, he said “75, 80, 85 percent” and “75 to 80-plus percent.”

In a telephone interview the next day, Dr. Fauci acknowledged that he had slowly but deliberately been moving the goal posts. He is doing so, he said, partly based on new science, and partly on his gut feeling that the country is finally ready to hear what he really thinks.

Read more here: https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2020/12/25/dr-fauci-admits-to-misleading-the-public-on-health-information-n2582119?utm_source=thdaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl&newsletterad=12/26/2020&bcid=3d4d66d62ccaf8073faf9aa664866a8a&recip=19180747

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