“[T]here has been a slowness, a reluctance, on the part of everybody to recognize how serious this problem is in nursing homes,” said Tamara Konetzka, a public health professor.
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“It’s her ability to say the truth in a way that really gets under his skin, I think it’s just reminding people there’s a lot more to this story than what he says.”
“They can head it off from becoming a bigger issue,” said Josh Schwerin, a top strategist at the Democratic super PAC Priorities USA.
“I have been very surprised this is not really galvanizing the committees and making people stand up and say something from Congress,” said an attorney with American Oversight.
Dr. Rick Bright testified that frontline medical workers remain in danger because they are using foreign-manufactured N95 masks that are not up to U.S. standards.
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Fauci also referenced the idea that the virus could “disappear”—something President Trump raised as recently as last week. “That’s just not going to happen,” Fauci said.