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VIDEO: Fauci Admits the CDC Doesn’t Always ‘Follow the Science’

The CDC website claims the institution is still learning.

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In a recent CNN interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci admitted that the CDC doesn’t always rely on scientific data and evidence when making decisions on coronavirus guidelines. 

Fauci confessed after the anchor pressed him on why the Biden administration and public health organizations are still advising people who have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine not to travel, per The Federalist. 

“They’re being careful, understandably. They want to get science, they want to get data, and then when you don’t have the data and you don’t have the actual evidence, then you’ve got to make a judgement call,” Fauci said. 

So, are the most recent guidelines based on scientific facts or are a few people calling the shots on what the entire country can and can’t do? It’s unclear. 

Perhaps there should be a warning label: these guidelines are not based on science, rather they’re based on “judgement” of the people in charge.  

How confusing.

Fauci said the next concern the CDC will advise on is travel. 

“Obviously, the next one is going to be what you’re asking: What about travel? What about going out? What about getting a haircut? What about things like that? That’s all imminently going to be coming out,” he said. 

The CDC website claims the institution is still learning “how effective the vaccines are against variants of the virus that causes COVID-19,” “how well COVID-19 vaccines keep people from spreading the disease,” and “how long COVID-19 vaccines can protect people,” according to The Federalist.

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  1. Terrell

    March 10, 2021 at 5:43 pm

    Scientists need to quit playing GOD with people’s lifes and well being

  2. Laura Chittenden

    March 10, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    U had no Data on any safety on the Vaccines. U have o Data period. Nothing we did worked so Fauci ur one big Failure. We are not listening to u~ your not a Scientist ur a Facist~ doomed to Fail.

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Biden Admin Announces First COVID Shots For Kids Under 5 Likely By June 21

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On Thursday, the Biden administration announced that children under 5 will be able to get their first COVID-19 vaccination doses as soon as June 21, if regulators authorize the shots for this age group as expected.

According to the Associated Press, White House COVID-19 coordinator Ashish Jha “said the Food and Drug Administration’s outside panel of advisers will meet on June 14-15 to evaluate the Pfizer and Moderna shots for younger kids. Shipments to doctors’ offices and pediatric care facilities would begin soon after FDA authorization, with the first shots possible the following week.”

Jha added that states can begin placing orders for the pediatric vaccines on Friday and the administration will initially have 10 million doses available.

“Our expectation is that within weeks every parent who wants their child to get vaccinated will be able to get an appointment,” Jha said. “At the end of the day we all want to move fast, but we’ve got to get it right.”

The news comes the week after Pfizer announced that three doses of their vaccine offers strong protection against COVID-19 in children under 5.  However, according to former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a third dose is unnecessary because the vaccines do not prevent infection.

“I think the decision matrix has changed around the vaccine for [ages] 6 months to 4 years old and so far as we know that the vaccine isn’t as protective at preventing infection,” Gottlieb said. “Previously, we had data showing that the childhood vaccine for 6 months to 4 years wasn’t as protective against infection as the adult vaccine.”

“That’s the reason why they pushed it out and asked for that third dose. But now, if the goal of the vaccine is to get baseline immunity in the kids to prevent really bad outcomes, and you’re really not using the vaccine as a tool to prevent infection in the first place, two doses could do that,” he added.

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Kamala Harris Tests Positive For COVID-19

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On Tuesday, the White House announced that Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19 and is not currently showing symptoms.

“Today, Vice President Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on rapid and PCR tests,” said Kirsten Allen, press secretary to the vice president. “She has exhibited no symptoms, will isolate and continue to work from the Vice President’s residence. She has not been a close contact to the President or First Lady due to their respective recent travel schedules. She will follow CDC guidelines and the advice of her physicians. The Vice President will return to the White House when she tests negative.”

Harris wrote on Twitter that she was going to continue to isolate and is showing no symptoms.

“Today I tested positive for COVID-19. I have no symptoms, and I will continue to isolate and follow CDC guidelines. I’m grateful to be both vaccinated and boosted,” Harris tweeted.

Harris last reportedly saw President Biden at the Easter Egg Roll on April 18 before leaving for California, which she returned from on April 25.

The vice president has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and has received two booster shots, receiving the second booster on April 1.

“Yesterday I received my second COVID-19 booster shot,” Harris tweeted on April 2. “We know that getting vaccinated is the best form of protection from this virus and boosters are critical in providing an additional level of protection. If you haven’t received your first booster—do it today.”

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