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NBC News has caught Anthony Fauci in a hyperbolic moment about super-spreader events.
Fauci claimed that football stadiums would be super-spreader events,
According to Townhall:
Fauci wasn’t alone, of course. MSNBC host Joy Reid, looking at the crowds, told Fauci during an interview that she “thought COVID is about to have a feast.”
“I thought the same thing. I think it’s really unfortunate,” he replied.
But NBC fact-checked those concerns, pointing out over the weekend that fears about packed football stadiums being super-spreader events “never happened.”
“For weeks, crowds in the tens of thousands, mostly unmasked, have sat side-by-side now cheering on their teams at the halfway point of the season,” said NBC reporter Shaquille Brewster. “All while doctors warned of games becoming potential super-spreader events. A frightening prospect at the time with hospitals already on the brink.”
Vaccinations and natural immunity have pushed cases, deaths, and hospitalizations nationwide. Fauci can take his fear theater elsewhere.