Fauci: US May See ‘Surge Upon Surge’ of Virus in Weeks Ahead

The nation's top infectious disease expert said that the U.S. may see “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.

  • Published 29 November 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a news conference with the coronavirus task force at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Image via AP Photo/Susan Walsh

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas. “When you have the kind of inflection that we have, it doesn’t all of a sudden turn around like that,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told ABC’s “This…

Read at AP News