'No doubt' United States has undercounted Covid deaths: Anthony Fauci

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"India is the largest vaccine-producing country in the world".

"So it's nearly double what we were able to track", Todd said.

Former Food and Drug Administration chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CBS News' "Face the Nation" that COVID-19 cases were down to a "point right now where we can. start lifting these ordinances and allowing people to resume normal activity". The U.S. had opposed the waiver, along with pharmaceutical companies, which are concerned about the precedent it would set.

"So there's an immediate problem, which is hospital beds, oxygen, PPE, and other supplies, and then there's the problem looking forward of how you're going to shut this down, how you're going to turn it around, how you're going to break the chain of transmission", Fauci added.

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"I don't think that's the case, George". Fauci replied. "They've done an extraordinary amount". You've got to get that. I have advised them in the past that you really need to do that. "So it is conceivable that as we go on a year or two or more from now, that during certain seasonal periods when you have respiratory-borne viruses like the flu, people might actually elect to wear masks to diminish the likelihood that you'll be spreading these respiratory-borne diseases".

India is now experiencing a devastating surge of COVID-19 with record-breaking cases, hospitalizations and deaths. We've got to get it much, much lower than that. At what point if vaccinated people, do you take the masks off?

Chuck Todd asked Fauci about a new study saying the USA covid death toll has been seriously undercounted and the actual death toll is greater than 900,000. Fauci, however, said that there is "no doubt" that the United States has been "undercounting" pandemic death figures and asserted that the true number is much higher.

Once the country climbs above that 60% mark of American adults with at least one dose, Reiner says it's likely we'll begin to see Covid-19 numbers plummet.

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