Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) observed that Dr. Anthony Fauci was once able to “tell the truth” about natural immunity — a reality the White House chief medical adviser has largely dismissed throughout the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
“Hmmm…Once upon a time Anthony Fauci could tell the truth…What happened?” Paul asked, referring to an older clip of Fauci on CSPAN, where the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) chief firmly defended the concept of natural immunity against an illness.
When asked if someone who had the flu for 14 days needed a flu shot, Fauci said, “Well, no. If she got the flu for 14 days, she’s as protected as anybody can be because the best vaccination is to get infected yourself.”
“If she really has the flu she definitely doesn’t need a flu vaccine,” he continued, adding that “she doesn’t need it” because “the most potent vaccination is getting infected yourself”: