THE Delta mutation New coronavirus is the cause of more than 80% of new COVID-19 cases in the US, but approved vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing illness and death, the leading infectious disease specialist said today, Tuesday (20/7). Anthony Fauci, during a hearing in the US Senate.
It is recalled that the Indian strain of the virus is estimated to be evolving into a globally dominant variant of the coronavirus, according to the estimates of its scientists. World Health Organization.
According to APE BPE, during the above hearing, there was an intense conversation with the Republican MP Rand Pol, who accused Fauci of lying that the National Institutes of Health provided funding for research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China.
The Kentucky senator claimed that research may have played a role in the development of the new coronavirus in Uhan’s laboratory.
“If anyone is caught lying to Congress, the US Penal Code stipulates that it is felony “and impose a five-year sentence,” Paul told Fauci during the hearing.
Fauci, who until recently was accustomed to calm and diplomatic responses, this time returned fire: “Senator Paul, I have never lied to Congress… (and) you do not know what you are talking about».