Optimistic signals about the Covid-19 pandemic in the US

Although still at a high level, the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 in the US has decreased recently. This is considered an optimistic signal about the pandemic in the US.

Optimistic signals about the Covid-19 pandemic in the US
Although still at a high level, the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 in the US has decreased recently. Fauci said that how well the US can control the pandemic depends on how well it deploys vaccinations. Photo: The Tennesean

According to data from Johns Hopkins University (USA), although the average number of Covid-19 infections in the US is still high - more than 85,000 cases / day, this number has decreased by more than 8,000 cases compared to the previous weeks. before.

The number of deaths from Covid-19 has decreased by an average of more than 200 cases a day since the beginning of October, CNN reported on October 18. As of October 17, 57% of the US population has been fully immunized with the Covid-19 vaccine, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

However, with many people still unvaccinated, Dr. Anthony Fauci - medical adviser to President Joe Biden and leading infectious disease expert in the US - warned on Fox News on October 17 that, The number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths could still increase again.

"If we don't implement vaccinations well, the risk of disease re-spreading is very high. And we've seen waves of disease transmission before," Dr. Fauci said.

While health experts don't know exactly what proportion of the population needs to be vaccinated to keep the virus under control, Fauci stressed that it is necessary to vaccinate "the majority" of the population.

According to Fauci, the US has calculated to be able to control the situation even if there are sudden outbreaks in the future.

"We've calculated that we can avoid losing control. To what extent we can control the disease depends on how well we do the vaccination," Dr. Fauci said. idea.

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