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Fauci says Vermont is national model, but tells Vermonters to remain vigilant, and Nurse at ICE Facility Blows the Whistle on Coronavirus Danger

Posted 4 days ago by Meredith Roberts

Fauci says Vermont is a national model but tells Vermonters to remain vigilant:

Today, Sept 15, Dr. Fauci had two main messages for Vermonters on Tuesday: great work so far, and don’t let up. 

Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, took questions from reporters for about 30 minutes during Gov. Phil Scott’s press conference. 

“The message that I’d like all of the citizens of the state to hear is that this virus is a formidable foe. If you give it an opportunity to reemerge its ugly head, whether you’re in the beautiful rural area of Vermont or in the middle of Manhattan or the Bronx, that virus is going to take advantage....

Health Commissioner Mark Levine, himself an infectious disease expert, asked the final question to Fauci, asking how Americans can trust a vaccine that is ultimately approved by the federal government. 

Fauci talked about the various bureaucratic and scientific approvals that would be necessary before a Covid-19 vaccine is made available. And he said he was confident it will be safe and effective.

“I, for one, would not hesitate to take it,” he said.

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Nurse at ICE Facility Blows the Whistle on Coronavirus Danger

A nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia is speaking out about a host of dangerous medical practices at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The whistleblower, Dawn Wooten, says that Irwin, which is run by the private corporation LaSalle Corrections, has underreported Covid-19 cases, knowingly placed staff and detainees at risk of contracting the virus, neglected medical complaints, and refused to test symptomatic detainees, among other dangerous practices...

https://theintercept.com/2020/09/14/ice-detention-center-nurse-whistleblower/