“I think there’s a potential to get this back in the box, but it’s going to be very difficult," Scott Gottlieb said Sunday.
"I think the window for getting control of this and containing it probably has closed," Scott Gottlieb told "Face the Nation."
For unvaccinated people who haven't already contracted COVID-19, it will be the "most serious" virus of their lives, Scott Gottlieb warned.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb said it will be "hyper-regionalized" in areas with both low vaccination rates and low immunity rates from prior infections.
“We need to think about a different vaccine delivery strategy to get the people who are still reluctant or who still face challenges," Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Sunday.
The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths has remained “fairly persistent” over the last few weeks, the former FDA commissioner noted.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb made a concerning distinction between the first and second waves on CBS' "Face The Nation."
Three former top-level advisers urged the president not to relax social distancing advisories.
He is best known for his efforts to address teenage use of e-cigarettes.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned that some states' lax vaccine requirements are "going to have national implications."