So long, Fauci.
According to a report from Fox News, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the controversial face of COVID, will retire at the end of President Biden’s term; he has spent five decades in federal service.
From Fox News:
The 81-year-old has been director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984, Reuters reported. He became the face of the American government’s policies regarding efforts to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
Fauci has worked for over 50 years in the American public health sector, advising every president since Reagan. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Fauci was a leading figure on both Trump and Biden’s coronavirus response teams.
Fauci was a regular guest on cable news, primetime television, late-night shows and podcasts offering his medical advice throughout the pandemic.
Over time, he became a politically divisive figure on the left and right regarding issues such as masks and lockdown policies.
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