Dr. Fauci has just given his "final message". Here are the tips with which he leaves us.
The senior health official had separation advice after decades of service.
Throughout the pandemic,Anthony Fauci, MD, has become a familiar name as a former leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (Niaid) and current Covid of the White House. As an accumulation during press points and as an almost constant guest on news programs throughout the health crisis, he was often responsible forExplain new information To the public and offered its advice and expertise to give meaning to the rapidly evolving situation and inform the nation. From now on, the senior health official is moving at the end of the year after decades of public service, but not without a final recommendation. Read the rest to see what Fauci advice had during his "final message" this week.
Fauci's retirement marks the end of a very long career in public health.
Although it has only become one of the most recognizable officials for almost three years since Covid appeared for the first time, Fauci served for decades as public health official. But last summer, he announced that he would withdraw from hisCurrently named posts At the age of 81 "to continue the next phase of my career when I still have so much energy and passion for my field."
During a press briefing on November 22, press secretary of the White HouseKarine Jean-Pierre introduced Fauci "once again", announcing hisService of less than seven presidents And the manipulation of health crises, including HIV / AIDS and Ebola during its mandate, reported ABC News. In his ultimate speech, he remained grateful while reflecting on his long career.
"I think what I have accomplished in 54 years to the [National Institutes of Health] NIH and my 38 years as director of Niaid, although Covid is really very important, it is a fragment of 40 years in total That I "did it," replied Faaci when he asked him how he would like his career to remember him. "I will let others judge the value or not of my achievements or not, but what I would like to remember what I did is that every day during all these years, I gave him Everything I have, and I never left anything on the field. "
But he had a last advice to share with the public during his "final message".
But the senior health official did not sign without offering a little advice. During the press briefing, Fauci took a moment to give the Americans more advice before leaving her role.
"My message- and my final message, perhaps the final message I give you of this podium- please, for your own safety, for that of your family, get your COVID- 19 as soon as you are eligible to protect you, your family and your community, "said Fauci.
Later during the briefing, the outgoing official advisor pushed the idea that the additional boosters wereuseless. "Immunity and protection decrease over time," he said. "You must update the protection we know is good protection."
A new study has just shed light on the protection that the latest boosters can offer.
While Fauci has long pleaded for the safety and efficiency of COVVI-19 vaccines and boosters, her comments have also come while new research shows how protective the latest version can be protective.AE0FCC31AE342FD3A1346EBB1F342FCB
The latest information comes from a study published on November 22 in the weekly report in the morbidity and mortality of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Analysis of data fromOver 360,000 people noted that the latest Moderna and Pfizer / Biontech bivalent mRNA boosters "provided significant additional protection against symptomatic infection of SAR-COV-2" in patients who had received up to four previous doses.
According to the results, the boosters have given at leastEight months of interval provided a relative efficiency of the 56% vaccine for people aged 18 to 49 compared to the original doses,The Guardian reports. The study also revealed that it offered 48% relative efficiency for patients between 50 and 64 years and 43% for 65 and over. In comparison, the boosters provided only a range of 28 to 31% when the doses were spaced two to three months.
However, the study authors warned that some participants may not have accurately reported their vaccination status, their past infections or other underlying medical problems, which could have biased data.
Fauci is optimistic, we "let's not see a rehearsal" of the tip of last season.
Until now, the campaign for the public is stimulated seems to have blocked. Only35,272,874 updated plans were administered to patients aged five or older on November 22, which represents only 11.3% of the eligible population, according to CDC data.
But in her latest briefing, Faaci has always remained optimistic that this coming winter is not as disastrous as last yearSpike Covid Record. He said that thanks to a combination of previous vaccinations and infections, there would be "enough community protection so that we are not going to see what we saw last year at that time" when Omicron emerged for the first time,The New York Times reports.
Other senior officials were also faithful that this season would be more manageable. In a press briefing,Ashish K. Jha, MD, coordinator of the COVVI-19 response for the White House, was convinced that the situation could remain under control until the shots are deployed.
"Nothing I saw in the subvariants makes me believe that we cannot manage our path effectively, especially if people intervene and get their vaccine," he said.