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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Walensky Pleads With Americans to Wear Masks, Warns of ‘Impending Doom'” – below is their description.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is making an impassioned plea to Americans not to let their guard down in the fight against COVID-19, warning of a potential “fourth wave” of the virus as cases in the U.S. rose 10% over the last week.
Speaking during a White House briefing, Walensky grew emotional as she reflected “on the recurring feeling I have of impending doom.”
She added: “We have so much to look forward to, so much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope. But right now, I’m scared.”
Walensky appealed to elected officials, community leaders and everyday Americans to maintain social distancing measures and mask-wearing. She said, “Just please hold on a little while longer.”
She added: “We are not powerless, we can change this trajectory of the pandemic.”Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel
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