Fauci says it is possible Americans will still be wearing masks in 2022

Interaksyon
February 22, 2021
NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci wears a lab equipment-themed mask as he arrives for a COVID-19 response event with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 21, 2021. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

WASHINGTON — U.S. infectious diseases official Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that it is possible Americans will still be wearing masks in 2022, but that measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 would be increasingly relaxed as more vaccines are administered.

Fauci made the comment during an interview on CNN. —Reporting by Michael Martina; Editing by Lisa Shumaker


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