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Fauci Fact-Checks Trump’s Big Coronavirus Claim, Warns Of ‘Difficult Winter’

President Donald Trump has claimed repeatedly that the coronavirus will one day simply “disappear,” but infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that’s not going to happen.  “No, it’s not,” Fauci told ABC’s David Muir. “All you’ve got to do is look at the data, David. The virus is telling us what it can and…

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Fauci: Coronavirus task force to examine aerosolized spread

The White House coronavirus task force will examine more closely just how much SARS-CoV-2 might be transmitted via aerosols, and not just from droplets, NIAID director Anthony Fauci said Wednesday at an online forum sponsored by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.Why it matters: The longer the coronavirus can remain infectious in the air,…

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Anthony Fauci Says He Has Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that he’s had to hire security to protect himself and his family after receiving death threats from people who object to his work on the coronavirus pandemic and the science behind regulations. During a livestreamed talk with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosted by Harvard’s School of Public Health, the infectious…

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Dr. Fauci says it’s not “dreaming” that a coronavirus vaccine could arrive by 2021

On Friday morning,  leading infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci and other members of the White House coronavirus task force testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration’s coronavirus response. The hearing took place as more than 150,000 lives have been lost to the novel coronavirus and the country leads the world in total cases…

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Fauci, top health officials to testify: ‘Unclear how long the pandemic will last’

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci and two other government health officials are testifying before Congress Friday on the latest regarding the coronavirus response as the number of positive cases and the death toll in the U.S. keeps climbing.Members of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis are expected to press these Trump administration officials…

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Fauci Recommends Wearing Goggles or Eye Shields to Protect against Coronavirus

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during hearing, in Washington, D.C., U.S. June 30, 2020. (Al Drago/Reuters) Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, suggested Wednesday that Americans consider wearing goggles or an eye shield in addition to face masks to ensure more complete protection against…

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Fauci says video Trump shared claiming drug as coronavirus cure ‘isn’t true’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said Wednesday that trials have shown “consistently” that hydroxychloroquine is “not effective” in treating the disease caused by the coronavirus.Fauci’s comments came as President Donald Trump faces questions over his promotion Monday night of a now-deleted video in which a doctor claimed that the drug was…

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Fauci hasn’t met with Trump in more than a month and is being sidelined from TV appearances as the US coronavirus outbreak worsens

Anthony Fauci is being sidelined from briefing President Trump in Oval Office meetings, as well as the public through national television appearances.Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told the Financial Times he last briefed Trump in person on June 2, more than a month ago. Since then, the coronavirus crisis has worsened in the US.…

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Fauci warns of a “false complacency” from lower coronavirus death rate

2 hr 13 min agoFauci warns of a “false complacency” from lower coronavirus death rateFrom CNN’s Shelby Lin ErdmanAnthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 30. Al Drago/AFP/Getty ImagesDr. Anthony Fauci warned against a…

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Fauci warns the US is still ‘knee-deep’ in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic

The US is still “knee-deep in the first wave” of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Monday in an interview with National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins. Fauci said the US is dealing with a serious issue that needs to be addressed immediately. Fauci said the US was never able to bring cases…