Dr. Anthony Fauci Is Completely Over COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

Fauci Has Officially Had It With COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Like The Rest Of Us

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Fauci has no time left for people that compare COVID-19 to the flu

Even as the U.S. has almost 12 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and over a quarter of a million deaths as of today, there are still conspiracy theories floating around about the virus not being real. The nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, is tired of it and made that known this week for anyone who cared to listen.

“Get rid of these ridiculous conspiracy theories,” Fauci said during an editorial board meeting with USA Today on Wednesday. He also did not mince words when it comes to people who compare it to the flu. “You have [over 250,000 COVID-19] deaths, 11 million infections and 70,000 people in the hospital. Flu doesn’t even come close,” he said.

He also described the unimaginable ire he has for people who either refuse to look at data or somehow feel they are being lied to by an entire global scientific community.

“When you ask me about frustration, which borders on pain, it’s that either people don’t want to look at the data or they look at the data and they say it’s fake. No, it isn’t fake. … This is a global issue,” Fauci said.