“There are a couple of reasons. One of them is part of the, in fact the major reason to wear a face mask is to protect you from infecting you,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday at a news conference with the White House coronavirus task force. “I had my test yesterday and it’s negative.”
President Donald Trump added: “very good answer.”
“Are you saying, doctor, despite the deaths that we may see, that mitigation is working, and that you do have this outbreak under control?” CBS’ Margaret Brennan asked Fauci.
“I will not say we have it under control, Margaret. That would be a false statement. We are struggling to get it under control, and that’s the issue that’s at hand right now,” Fauci replied.