Just exactly four weeks ago, President of United States of America Donald
Trump was overflowing with so much confidence the epidemic of COVID-19 would face a less impact on the U.S. But, four weeks later that conjecture was proven wrong with the huge increase of infected patients. America has surpassed China with an increase in the number of infected patients with COVID-19. Also due to a huge failure of the US government to follow the pandemic playbook which provides a step-by-step list of priorities for early response to high consequence emerging infectious diseases, threats, and biological threats, America is most likely in major danger.
On March 27th, 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci was interviewed on The Daily Show by its host Trevor Noah who landed the first late-night TV interview. Dr. Anthony Fauci is known to be an American physician and immunologist and also the Director of the NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) and also the spokesperson of US President Donald Trump’s administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the host of the show and the doctor was speaking from two different locations which changed the Show’s name to ‘The Daily Social Distancing Show’. The interview basically speaks on everything and lays out practically everything in on an easy-to-digest package of the COVID-19 which not only considered as an important interview for just the Americans to watch but as well as the Canadians and the rest of the world.
According to Dr. Fauci, COVID-19 which is also known as the Coronavirus is ‘insidious and treacherous’. Dr. Fauci also added that people may arbitrarily say “two weeks, we’re going to be okay”, but the truth it depends on the kinetics of the outbreak. During the interview, Fauci stated that the cyclical nature of the outbreak makes it so hard to determine exactly when everything would be safe for things to go back to normal as they were. He also explained how even the younger folk have become severely ill after being infected by the coronavirus. Speaking to Noah, Dr. Fauci explained that even if people under 40 aren’t concerned with their own well-being, they need to understand the risks they pose to the rest of the society, they live in. He also said that currently there are ‘no proven safe, effective, direct therapy for the coronavirus disease’, but currently there are ongoing trials to find a proper treatment and cure to combat the virus for good.
It was reported in an effort to reach out to the younger crowd who may have not taken the outbreak of COVID-19 seriously, the interview with Trevor Noah was one of a number of high-profile conversations Dr. Fauci had.
We all have a responsibility. Not only to protect ourselves, but we also have societal, moral responsibility to protect others too.