Fauci Says COVID-19 Has Potential to Be As Serious As 1918 Flu Pandemic

TOM OZIMEK The Epoch Times Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, suggested recently that the COVID-19 outbreak has the potential to approach the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic in terms of seriousness while expressing hopes that the administration’s interventions would prevent such an outcome. Fauci made the remarks during a Georgetown University Global Health Initiative webinar on Tuesday, during which he called the COVID-19 outbreak a “pandemic of historic proportions.” “The numbers are quite sobering. We’ve had over 135,00 deaths in this pandemic for the United States. We have over 3 million cases. If you look globally, there’s close to 600,000 deaths and about 13 or 14 million infections. So this is a pandemic of histo
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