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Fauci has repeatedly warned against large gatherings, which are driving up coronavirus cases as colleges have reopened. He expressed frustration that his recommendations are going unheeded. "With an infectious disease, you can't consider yourself in a vacuum and say, 'Well I don't really care if I get infected, because I'm a young person, and it's likely that I will not have any serious consequences'," he said. "A high percentage of people who get infected are asymptomatic, but the thing you forget is, by getting infected, even if you are without symptoms, you are inadvertently propagating the outbreak."" data-reactid="57">Fauci has repeatedly warned against large gatherings, which are driving up coronavirus cases as colleges have reopened. He expressed frustration that his recommendations are going unheeded. "With an infectious disease, you can't consider yourself in a vacuum and say, 'Well I don't really care if I get infected, because I'm a young person, and it's likely that I will not have any serious consequences'," he said. "A high percentage of people who get infected are asymptomatic, but the thing you forget is, by getting infected, even if you are without symptoms, you are inadvertently propagating the outbreak."

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This Is The Best Way to Rescue the Economy

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"You have public health officials like myself who keep saying wear masks, [keep] physical distancing, avoid crowds, as if that were somehow an affront to some people," he said. "That we were either encroaching upon their individual rights or we were not sensitive to the impact that this has on the economy, neither of which was true."

He added: "The enemy is the virus . . . the best way to get the economy back is to control the virus."

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This Is What Will Bring Normality Back

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"We should know by the end of this calendar year – let's say November, December – whether we have a safe and effective vaccine that can then be started to be deployed," said Fauci." data-reactid="84">"We should know by the end of this calendar year – let's say November, December – whether we have a safe and effective vaccine that can then be started to be deployed," said Fauci.

"Once we get vaccines distributed in the population – we won't be completely avoiding and not adhering to public health measures – but clearly they will be much less restrictive," he added. "Vaccines are going to make things much more amenable to approaching some sort of normality in society."" data-reactid="85">"Once we get vaccines distributed in the population – we won't be completely avoiding and not adhering to public health measures – but clearly they will be much less restrictive," he added. "Vaccines are going to make things much more amenable to approaching some sort of normality in society."

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He Says He Gets Along With President Trump

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony S. Fauci attends a coronavirus update briefing Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.

Fauci dismissed questions about friction between himself and Trump; Fauci has appeared at White House briefings less frequently of late. "As a health person, my relationship with the president I believe is a good relationship," he said. "As a personal relationship, it is not a bad relationship at all; it's a good relationship. There has been some tension there because I have been having to say things from a public health and scientific standpoint that were at odds with what the president was saying."" data-reactid="98">Fauci dismissed questions about friction between himself and Trump; Fauci has appeared at White House briefings less frequently of late. "As a health person, my relationship with the president I believe is a good relationship," he said. "As a personal relationship, it is not a bad relationship at all; it's a good relationship. There has been some tension there because I have been having to say things from a public health and scientific standpoint that were at odds with what the president was saying."

7 How to Stay Healthy

As for yourself, do everything you can to prevent getting—and spreading—COVID-19 in the first place: Wear a face mask, get tested if you think you have coronavirus, avoid crowds (and bars, and house parties), practice social distancing, only run essential errands, wash your hands regularly, disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and to get through this pandemic at your healthiest, don't miss these >35 Places You're Most Likely to Catch COVID." data-reactid="107">As for yourself, do everything you can to prevent getting—and spreading—COVID-19 in the first place: Wear a face mask, get tested if you think you have coronavirus, avoid crowds (and bars, and house parties), practice social distancing, only run essential errands, wash your hands regularly, disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and to get through this pandemic at your healthiest, don't miss these >35 Places You're Most Likely to Catch COVID.

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