Fauci doubts effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine in US due to anti-vaxxers

America’s leading public health expert suggests vaccine would not be fully effective and that US skepticism would thwart effortGlobal report: deaths from coronavirus pass half a millionThe US is “unlikely” to achieve herd immunity to the coronavirus...

Fauci doubts effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine in US due to anti-vaxxers

America’s leading public health expert suggests vaccine would not be fully effective and that US skepticism would thwart effort

The US is “unlikely” to achieve herd immunity to the coronavirus even with a vaccine, according to the country’s leading public health expert, who warned that a “general anti-science, anti-authority, anti-vaccine feeling” is likely to thwart vaccination efforts.

In an interview with CNN, Dr Anthony Fauci also said people not wearing masks was “a recipe for disaster” and said of the Trump administration’s attempts at contact tracing: “I don’t think we’re doing very well.”

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