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Fauci says the emphasis on lower coronavirus death rate, often touted by Trump, promotes a 'false narrative'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said taking "comfort" in the recent lower coronavirus death rate is a "false narrative" in depicting the development of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"There's so many other things that are very dangerous and very bad about this virus," Fauci said. "Don't get yourself into false complacency."
Fauci, one of the health experts serving on the White House coronavirus task force, appeared on a livestreamed press conference about the coronavirus with Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama on Tuesday.
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