Health officials make their final pleas for holiday caution as coronavirus cases spike 2020-11-22
With nationwide coronavirus hospitalizations topping 80,000 and case counts on the cusp of 200,000 a day, officials and experts are giving their final pleas for caution in the days before Thanksgiving.
"Traditionally and historically, highly efficacious and effective vaccines have crushed epidemics like smallpox and polio and measles," Fauci told NBC. "We can do that with the vaccines that are going to be coming online. So we should make them be an incentive to have us double down even more with public health measures until we get the full component of the help that's on its way."