‘Covid-19 could be seasonal’: Fauci warns coronavirus is likely to return in ‘CYCLES’, stresses need for vaccine

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Even if the US and other nations battling Covid-19 succeed in beating it back, the illness may return in yearly cycles, warned Anthony Fauci, a top expert on the US coronavirus task force, urging for the fast rollout of a vaccine.

“This could become a seasonal, cyclic thing, and I’ve always indicated to you that I think it very well might,” Dr. Fauci told reporters at the White House on Wednesday. “We’re starting to see now in the southern hemisphere and southern Africa … that we’re having cases that are appearing as they go into their winter season.”

If, in fact, they have a substantial outbreak, it will be inevitable that we need to be prepared that we’ll get a cycle around the second time.

That’s what the Kansas department of health spokes doc hypothesized – this may be cyclical and seasonal. https://t.co/hCHnVdQO4d

— MKB (@jeahmarsbars) March 25, 2020

Fauci, who also heads up the National Institute of Allergy and …read more