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Dr. Marc Siegel: COVID is still beating us – here's how we change that

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21.09.2021

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel reacts to results from Pfizer's vaccine trial for children ages 5-11 years old and discusses vaccine mandates.

There is a reason the United States leads the world in COVID, with 42 million out of the world’s 219 million cases and with 675,000 of the world’s 4.5 million reported deaths.

The reason has most to do with underestimating the number of real cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with an uncoordinated, inconsistent public health response that hasn’t inspired confidence or compliance since, with inadequate rapid cheap testing across the board, and with poor messaging and coordination on vaccines and therapeutics.

On a deep level, we haven’t learned from our mistakes. The U.S. has performed 615 million COVID tests since the beginning of the pandemic, top in the world, but too many of these tests haven’t been used strategically to stop spread – too many have been accompanied by a delay in results being delivered to a patient who has already spread the virus by the time they know they have it.

DAVID MARCUS. THE EMMYS PROVE IT'S TIME TO DESTROY THE COVID CASTE SYSTEM

As former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb points out........

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