Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s senior counselor on the COVID-19 pandemic, stated in an interview with CNN on Thursday, Sept. 9, that he did not have a compelling explanation for why persons who have been infected with the virus but have recovered should also be vaccinated.
Sanjay Gupta, MD, of CNN asked the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases what he thought of a recent report from Israel’s Maccabi Health Service, which concluded that natural immunity against the coronavirus conferred longer-lasting protection against the Delta variant than the two doses of Pfizer’s vaccine given earlier.
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President Joe Biden’s recent decree requiring all federal employees and contractors working for the federal government to get vaccinated was the topic of the CNN interview.
“So, when we’re talking about vaccine mandates, I get calls all the time from folks who say, ‘I’ve already had COVID,’ and ‘I’m safe.’ And now, according to the research, you may be even better protected than you were before you got the vaccine. Is it necessary for them to obtain the vaccine as well? “How are you going to persuade them?” Fauci stated.
Fauci said, “I don’t have a really clear answer for you on it.”
However, the doctor pointed out that the Israeli institution’s study did not consider the expansion of natural protection and suggested that it should be debated before a decision is made.
“What that paper from Israel didn’t say is whether or not—as good as the protection is with spontaneous infection—what is the durability relative to the durability of a vaccine?” Fauci asked. “So, I believe that is something that we should sit down and carefully debate because, as you correctly pointed out, it is an issue, and there could be a justification for saying what you said.”
While the Maccabi Health Service study does not go into detail about the ‘durability’ described by Dr. Fauci, it does indicate that natural protection is superior to vaccine-induced protection.
“Natural immunity provides a longer-lasting and more effective defense against infection, symptomatic disease, and cancer.
Different conclusions from the same study
The study looked at three groups of people: those who were not infected with COVID but received the double dose, those who were infected but not vaccinated, and those who were infected but only received a single dose of Pfizer’s vaccine between July 1 and August 14, when the Delta variant reportedly hit Israel.
According to the findings, the third group investigated, those who caught the sickness and were only given a single treatment, also had a good immune response to the new strain.
Dr. Fauci has already disregarded natural protection from the human body as being superior to vaccination protection, mirroring the study’s findings.
According to The Blaze, during a White House press conference in May, Fauci claimed, “Vaccines, at least in terms of SARS-CoV-2, can do better than nature.” Vaccination enhances the immune response in persons who have already been infected.”
Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) executive Scott Gottlieb said in an interview, alluding to the same Israeli study, that natural immunity should be considered in conversations about how to handle the pandemic.
The former FDA official noted, “The weight of the evidence suggests that natural immunity gives a durable protection, It’s fair to assume that natural infection confers robust and durable immunity.”