Category: Anthony Fauci

  • Fauci tests positive for COVID-19

    Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious diseases expert, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday but is experiencing “mild symptoms,” the National Institutes of Health said.   “He is fully vaccinated and has been boosted twice,” the agency said. “He is currently experiencing mild symptoms. Dr. Fauci will isolate and continue to work from his home. He has not […]

  • Fauci and Birx at odds over angry encounter with Pence

    White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci and his former colleague Deborah Birx are in rare public disagreement over their recollections of a tense meeting with then-Vice President Mike Pence. In her recent book, Birx, who served on the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, recalled a meeting with the vice president, Fauci and Robert Redfield, […]

  • Fauci says he would not serve under Trump again

    White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Sunday said if former President Trump wins the presidency again in 2024, Fauci will not return to serve Trump in the White House. Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden, gave CNN’s Jim Acosta a plain “no” when asked if he would work with the 45th […]

  • Fauci: We’ll know later this year how often we should be boosted against COVID

    Chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci said Wednesday he thinks it will be known later this year if and how often COVID-19 vaccination boosters should be administered. During a House Appropriations Committee hearing on the proposed budget for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Mich.) asked Fauci what he thought the […]

  • Fauci to skip correspondents’ dinner, citing COVID concerns

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top expert on infectious diseases, is forgoing the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this Saturday, reportedly over concerns about COVID-19. Fauci was supposed to attend the dinner as a guest of ABC News, according to CNN, which was the first to report the news. The National Institute of Allergy and […]

  • Fauci says vaccine approval for those under 5 likely not until June

    A COVID-19 vaccine for children under five might not be approved for emergency use until June, Anthony Fauci said on Thursday. Fauci, the chief medical adviser for President Biden, told CNN’s Kasie Hunt that health regulators were concerned because vaccine makers Moderna and Pfizer were creating slightly different products, which required additional scrutiny. “You have […]

  • How Doctors and Hospitals Can Help Defeat COVID-19 Vaccine Resistance and Misinformation

    There’s a recent rise in national optimism that says—maybe—we have turned the corner on the pandemic lockdown. Admittedly, it’s been a tough year for nearly everyone, but miraculous vaccines and declining death rates have stirred newfound optimism. COVID-19 PUBLIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But wait — unfortunately, the […]