Epoch Times Politics Reports — Fauci: US Political Divide Contributed to ‘Stunning’ COVID-19 Death Toll

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested Monday that the “intense divisiveness” in U.S. politics likely contributed to the nation’s COVID-19 death toll, which surpassed 500,000 late Monday. The United States surpassed half a million CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus-related deaths on Monday, according to government data collated by Johns Hopkins University—in a grim milestone that marks almost a year since the outbreak first reached the United States. Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with Reuters that the political divide in the United States amid the raging pandemic is one of the most “compelling” reasons why the United States has “done worse than we should’ve done.” He said he doesn’t believe that “a rich and sophisticated country” such as the United States” should have had the most percentage of deaths and be the “hardest-hit country in the world.” “I don’t know if this …Read MoreEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

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