Fauci says ‘enough if enough . . . we’ve just got to get people vaccinated’


By Jenny Goldsberry

National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci expressed some exasperation with the American public, saying it’s about time more people get vaccinated. The Medical Advisor to the President appeared on CNN Tuesday to say “enough is enough.”

This comes after the U.S. became the first country to officially approve the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 16 years old and older Monday. It is currently the only vaccine fully licensed by the Food and Drug Administration.

“I respect people’s freedom, but when you’re talking about a public health crisis . . . Enough is enough,” Fauci told Host Anderson Cooper. “We’ve just got to get people vaccinated.”

Earlier, former President Trump was booed at a rally for making similar comments. Trump appeared in a rally in Alabama Sunday.

“I believe totally in your freedoms, I do, you’ve got to do what you’ve got to do,” Trump said. “But I recommend that you take the vaccines.” As a result, few in the crowd booed him.

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