Fauci On US Regional Quarantines: Anything Is Possible

The Hill reports:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday that he doubted the U.S. would have to impose measures as “draconian” as total shutdowns ordered in some regions in northern Italy to halt the spread of coronavirus, but said “anything is possible.”

“We have to be realistic. I don’t think it would be as draconian as nobody in or nobody out. But if we continue to get cases like this, particularly at the community level, there will be what we call ‘mitigation,’ where we have to essentially do social distancing, keep people out of crowded places, take a look at seriousness, do you really need to travel, and I think it’s particularly important among the most vulnerable,” Fauci said on “Fox News Sunday.”

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