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Fauci Warns of Complacency With Virus Set to Fill Hospitals (1)

Dec. 26, 2021, 3:03 PM

Americans should stay vigilant against the omicron variant despite evidence its symptoms may be less severe because the volume of cases can still overwhelm hospitals, President Biden’s top medical adviser said Sunday.

“The issue that we don’t want to get complacent about, Jon, is that when you have such a high volume of new infections it might override a real diminution in severity,“ Anthony Fauci told ABC’s Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl on “This Week.”

Anthony Fauci
Source: Bloomberg

“So that if you have many, many, many more people with a less level of severity, that might kind of neutralize the positive effect ...