Doctor Anthony Fauci re-emerged over the weekend to warn Americans of the dangers posed by the BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron Covid strain; saying lockdowns could return of the CDC sees a spike in new infections.
“If in fact, we do see a turnaround and a resurgence, we have to be able to pivot and go back to any degree of mitigation that is commensurate with what the situation is,” Fauci told CNN.
“We can’t just say, ‘We’re done. We’re going to move on.’ We’ve got to be able to be flexible because we’re dealing with a dynamic situation,” he added. “The overall mortality is actually down. It’s a very interesting situation where the cases are going up, but it does not, at this point in time, appear to be any degree of severity.”
Watch Fauci’s comments above.