Masks May Become Seasonal Wear, Dr. Anthony Fauci Says On ‘Meet The Press’

Masks May Become Seasonal Wear, Dr. Anthony Fauci Says On ‘Meet The Press’
The pandemic is easing, but there’s still uncertainty about when and where to wear protective masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci once again stepped into the breach on Sunday’s Meet The Press on NBC, claiming mask-wearing could eventually become “seasonal.”

Fauci said Americans have gotten used to wearing face coverings, which he said “diminishes respiratory diseases.”

The statement marks yet another milestone in Fauci’s ongoing mask advice. Notorious for once stating, “There’s no reason to be walking around with a mask,” he has since altered his views, claiming he made that statement to boost the availability of PPE to first responders early in the pandemic.

Government agencies like the National Health Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have also shifted their policies on masks. It wasn’t until April 3 of last year that the CDC urged everyone to wear one.

On Sunday, Fauci again opined about mask etiquette.
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