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Dr Anthony Fauci: ‘We will end this outbreak’

The pre-eminent scientist discusses COVID vaccines, masks, and how best to deal with anti-vaxxers in the United States.

Dr Anthony Fauci tells host Steve Clemons that the United States can go back to “normal” in the autumn, which starts in September 2021, if 70-85 percent of Americans get vaccinated by the summer.

Warning that “things will likely get worse as we go into January” due to holiday gatherings, the chief medical adviser for President-elect Joe Biden says that more must be done to convince Americans that the global pandemic is a public health issue, not an issue of individual rights.

In this wide-ranging interview, Dr Fauci answers your questions, such as, “Do I need to wear a mask after I get the vaccine?”