Willie Geist: Pursuing Covid ‘Herd Immunity’ Is a ‘Dangerous’ Idea

‘I can’t believe we’re talking about herd immunity despite everything that experts have told us’


GEIST: “Yeah, and Dr. Redfield said that exactly, what you just pointed to yesterday, the head of the CDC said only 10% of Americans have had Coronavirus, 10%, which leaves 90%. It left some of those senators in their tracks. But I can’t believe we’re still talking about herd immunity given everything doctors and public health experts have told us about how dangerous that idea is. And with due respect to Rand Paul, who is an ophthalmologist, which is a great kind of doctor to be, but I’ll take Dr. Fauci’s word on herd immunity, one the leading infectious disease experts in the world, over that of Dr. Paul.”

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