"This is only the beginning of the pandemic", "the coronavirus is still strong," said epidemiologist Anthony Fauci. It is estimated that despite the shortcomings, the world needs the world health organization, which came from the United States.
In an interview published Thursday, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and infectious diseases said: "If all countries do not take steps to stop the virus, we should expect that it will spread even more." Fauci acknowledged that the epidemic in the United States is still not under control. In addition, "we are seeing large pockets in Brazil, South Africa and Asia." "This means that we are only at the beginning of the pandemic, which is likely to deteriorate until the situation improves," said the American expert.
In his opinion, there is no evidence that the virus is weakening, contrary to what some researchers, including in Italy.
Coronavirus "will remain with us for a long time," he warned.
Fauci expressed the view that many young people in different countries do not know how dangerous the ongoing pandemic.
"They mistakenly believe that the virus will not have serious impact. However, the fact that they contribute to the spread of infection among the most vulnerable," - said Advisor to the President of the United States.
Referring to trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the world health organization, Fosi, said: "I believe that the who is an imperfect organization with many disadvantages. She needs deep improvement. It remains an important organization which is needed by the world."