The US is preparing for a world where COVID-19 This is not a crisis, the White House said Wednesday.
News: White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients On Wednesday, it was stated that the United States has made “huge progress” in the fight against COVID-19 The Washington Post.
- There are so many tools to combat COVID-19 – masks, treatments and vaccines – that the White House plans to move on to the next phase.
What he said: “As a result of all this progress and the tools we all have, we are moving to a time when Covid is not a crisis, but it is something we can protect ourselves from and treat.” Zents said on Wednesday. “The president and our Covid team are actively planning this future.”
Looking ahead: Dr. Anthony FociThis was announced on Wednesday by the White House medical adviser on coronavirus Reuters interview that the coronavirus pandemic still leads to thousands of infections a day. But the United States is approaching normalcy.
- “You don’t want to be reckless and throw everything aside, but you have to start moving towards that.”
Dr. Rachel ValenskyDirector of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, still called for caution with the pandemic, as a number of people – including those with weakened immune systems – remain at risk of serious infection with COVID-19, according to CNBC.
- “We need to consider hospital capacity as an additional important barometer. We want to give people a break from things like wearing masks when those figures get better, and then be able to turn to them again when things get worse. ” she said.