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American infectious disease specialist, chief expert of the working group on the fight against mers in the U.S. Dr. Anthony Fauci, complained of threats in the air podcast political analyst David Axelrod. About it writes RIA Novosti.
He noted that the threatening letters started to obtain during the struggle with the coronavirus. “The situation is tough. Serious threats to me, my wife, my daughters,” said Fauci. According to him, to politicize coronavirus infection is unacceptable, because it “reflects the division in our society at the political level”.
Infectious diseases also said that he does not understand the hostile attitude of people. He admitted that he had faced threats during a struggle with the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
With the start of the pandemic the number of infected by the coronavirus in the United States exceeded $ 4.1 million. Over 146 thousand people died from complications related COVID-19. According to the Johns Hopkins University, in total there are over 15.8 million cases of infection of SARS-CoV-2. Victims of the resulting diseases COVID-19 steel 641,2 thousands of people.
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