Dr. Fauci Wants More Mandates for Air Travel

Dr. Fauci Wants More Mandates for Air Travel

(RepublicanDaily.org) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading public health expert, has done plenty to reduce his popularity in the eyes of the average American since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from his highly questionable defense of National Institutes of Health (NIH) efforts to fund gain-of-function research in China, he has also repeatedly backed draconian measures related to the virus’ containment. Now, he’s at it again.

On Monday, December 27, Fauci publicly stated the US government should consider implementing a vaccine mandate for people taking domestic flights. This is a measure even the Biden administration has been reluctant to embrace. However, Fauci reckons it would be a smart move given the ongoing proliferation of the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.

Dr. Fauci thinks a vaccine mandate for domestic flights could drive up vaccination rates in the US, which are still lagging behind those in many other developed nations. There’s already a mask mandate in place for domestic flights for everyone over the age of two.

Other officials within the Biden administration are reportedly hesitant to consider a mandate of this nature at this time. They believe it could cause considerable legal and practical difficulties.

What do you think? Might this be a reasonable step, or is it simply government overreach?

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