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The 6-foot social distancing guideline pushed by public health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic apparently lacked any sound basis in science, according to the testimony of former chief medical advisor to the president Anthony Fauci.

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Anthony Fauci Admits COVID Rules Like Social Distancing And Masking Had No Scientific Basis

Fauci denied seeing studies that support the six-foot distancing standard. Fauci mentioned the challenge of conducting such a study.  The 6-foot social distancing guideline pushed by public health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic apparently lacked any sound basis in science, according to the testimony of former chief medical advisor to the president Anthony Fauci. Republicans have grown increasingly critical of Fauci for his handling of the pandemic, accusing him of misleading the American people over the risks of COVID-19 and other issues.

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