SHOT. . .
CNN’s Joe Lockhart claimed Dr. Anthony Fauci, in response to a question from Sen. Lamar Alexander on how college students can feel safe returning to camus in three months, said “school in the fall may be a bridge too far”:
Dr. Fauci says school in the fall may be a bridge too far.
— Joe Lockhart (@joelockhart) May 12, 2020
CHASER. . .
Dr. Fauci DID NOT say this:
Dr. Fauci: The idea of having treatments available to facilitate students coming back to school in the fall term is "bit of a bridge too far."
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) May 12, 2020
FAUCI: “A bridge too far” to think that vaccine or treatment will be available for students to return to campuses in fall.
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) May 12, 2020
Fauci asked about schools reopening in August and says the concept of having treatments or vaccines available by then is "a bit of a bridge too far"
— Elizabeth Landers (@ElizLanders) May 12, 2020
"The idea of having treatments or a vaccine to facilitate the reentry of students…would be a bridge too far." Fauci on schools and colleges returning to school in August
— Chris Jansing (@ChrisJansing) May 12, 2020
We were even kind enough to alert him to his error, but he has yet to correct himself:
you've misquoted himhttps://t.co/ckwU9frzI9
— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) May 12, 2020
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