'It isn’t over yet': Fauci calls COVID-19 crisis his 'worst nightmare'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during the daily briefing of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, at the White House April 17, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday called the COVID-19 pandemic his “worst nightmare,” while warning that the crisis “isn’t over yet.” 

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Speaking to biotech executives at a Biotechnology Innovation Organization conference, Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he was “almost certain” at least one of the COVID-19 vaccines being developed would be a success, the New York Times reported

But Fauci also warned that the world is “still at the beginning” of the pandemic. 

“In a period of four months, it has devastated the whole world,” he said. “And it isn’t over yet.”

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