Fauci responds to DeSantis' call for COVID-19 vaccine investigation  

Outgoing White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that he “doesn’t have a clue” what Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hopes to accomplish by calling for a state grand jury investigation into alleged “crimes” related to COVID-19 vaccines.   “I don’t have a clue…what he’s asking for. I mean, we have a vaccine that, unequivocally, is… Continue reading Fauci responds to DeSantis' call for COVID-19 vaccine investigation  

Musk calls to prosecute Fauci, drawing swift backlash  

Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Sunday called to prosecute Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden who has led the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic since it started during the Trump administration, and drew swift backlash for his comment.  “My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci,” Musk said on Twitter. He later shared a meme edited to… Continue reading Musk calls to prosecute Fauci, drawing swift backlash  

Fauci blasts 'cowardly' trolls harassing wife, children

Anthony Fauci in an interview with the BBC blasted the “cowardly” internet trolls who harass his wife and children, saying it’s a part of the backlash he’s experienced over the COVID-19 pandemic. “These people who troll about, they harass my wife and my children because they can figure out where they live and what their… Continue reading Fauci blasts 'cowardly' trolls harassing wife, children

Fauci on publicly disagreeing with Trump over COVID misinformation: ‘I couldn’t stand there and be complicit’

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said in an interview with CNN’s Chris Wallace that he could not be “complicit” with former President Trump about the misinformation he spread while serving as commander in chief amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Fauci told Wallace in the interview that will… Continue reading Fauci on publicly disagreeing with Trump over COVID misinformation: ‘I couldn’t stand there and be complicit’

Fauci: Americans shouldn't feel we're completely 'done' with COVID

Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden, said on Sunday that the U.S. is in a “much better” place in the pandemic compared to a year ago but stressed it is not completely over. “I don’t like reading in the newspapers or getting my report from the COVID team: today we lost 400… Continue reading Fauci: Americans shouldn't feel we're completely 'done' with COVID

Fauci says 'we need to keep the politics out of’ investigating COVID origins

Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s outgoing chief medical adviser, on Sunday urged officials to “keep the politics out of” investigating the origins of COVID-19 in China. Speaking with moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Fauci said he is keeping an open mind, but he reiterated that the evidence is “quite strong” that the virus… Continue reading Fauci says 'we need to keep the politics out of’ investigating COVID origins

Fauci makes final appearance in White House briefing room

Chief medical adviser to the president Anthony Fauci made his final appearance in the White House briefing room Tuesday as he retires from government. “I’ll let other people judge the value or not of my accomplishments, but what I would like people to remember about what I’ve done, is that every day, for all of… Continue reading Fauci makes final appearance in White House briefing room

Colbert takes Fauci to get his COVID booster

Anthony Fauci had an unlikely companion cheering him on as he received his COVID-19 booster, promoting getting the shots during an appearance alongside Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show.” “I’m actually eligible to get a booster,” Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, told Colbert during a Wednesday interview. After Colbert offered to go to… Continue reading Colbert takes Fauci to get his COVID booster

Fauci fears 'anti-vaxxer attitude' could cause outbreaks of non-COVID diseases

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said in a new interview that the “anti-vaxxer attitude” of some Americans risks causing non-COVID virus outbreaks in the U.S.   “I’m concerned the acceleration of an anti-vaxxer attitude in certain segments of the population . . . might spill over into that kind of a negative attitude towards childhood vaccinations,” Fauci… Continue reading Fauci fears 'anti-vaxxer attitude' could cause outbreaks of non-COVID diseases

Fauci, health officials testify at Senate hearing on COVID variants | full video

Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky and other health officials testified before a Senate committee Tuesday on the federal response to COVID-19 and new variants. The Biden administration announced Monday Americans with private insurance will be able to ask for reimbursement for at-home rapid tests beginning Saturday. #news #COVID #SenateHearing CBSN is CBS News’… Continue reading Fauci, health officials testify at Senate hearing on COVID variants | full video