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The life of Dr. Anthony Fauci

He’s the nation’s top expert on infectious diseases, has served under six presidents, and is now advising the nation on the coronavirus pandemic. This is Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Humble beginnings

Dr. Anthony Fauci was born on December 24, 1940 in Brooklyn. The grandson of Italian immigrants, he grew up in an apartment above his father’s pharmacy and used to deliver prescriptions to customers. He attended the Regis High School,a prestigious Jesuit school in Manhattan. At 26, he received his first M.D. from Cornell Medical College –ranking first in his class. In 1969, he joined the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID. In the early 1980s, he was at the forefront of the AIDS epidemic. In 1984, he was appointed director of the NIAID. As the point man on the AIDS epidemic for the Reagan administration, he came under attack from AIDS activists. After meeting with patients and activists, he streamlined the process for testing new drugs and successfully lobbied the FDA to make AIDS drugs more widely available.

After the 2001 anthrax attacks in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, he helped drive the development of biodefense drugs and vaccines. He was an architect of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, started in 2003 by President George W. Bush, to fight H.I.V. globally. His work has earned him 39 honorary doctoral degrees from universities around the world. Most days, he runs or power walks 3.5 miles — and he even completed a marathon in 3 hours 37 minutes. In 2008, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his work in advancing HIV/AIDS research.

Where is he now?

He has been at the forefront of U.S. efforts to contend with viral diseases like SARS, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, MERS, and Ebola. Since January 2020, he’s been a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. At 79, he has emerged as the most trusted public official during the coronavirus outbreak and grabbed headlines by publicly bucking Trump’s talking points.

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03/26/2020 4:03 PM
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  • Jorge B.
    10 hours

    Dr. Fauci . Keep doing the good work you know. 🇱🇷😀

  • Mary E.
    20 hours

    Dr Fauci you are a very smart man and we all need you and thank God for you please keep up the great work you are doing for all of us

  • Tc K.
    2 days

    Omg. You all have been sooooo played!

  • Cecilia F.
    3 days

    HE IS BIG LIAR... HE HAD CREATED HIV VIRUS AND PATENT... ALL THIS VIRUS ( EBOLA , SARS,COVID19,HIV) CREATED IN LABORATORY And patents ....THEY ARE GUILTY.... ALL THIS PEOPLE WORST THAN SERIAL KILLER.....

  • Jasmin V.
    4 days

    Salute to Dr A. Fauci!!

  • Cheryl H.
    5 days

    Total respect sir, I know you must feel the stress of being placed between a rock and a hard place. Please continue to fight for us out here Dr Fauci we are listening and continue to count on your wisdom.

  • Jacinto B.
    5 days

    The good doctor ! Speaks about “EVIDENCE BASED MEDICiNE” THE GOLD STANDARD OF MEDICAL PRACTICE

  • Danielle M.
    6 days

    🙏👏🙏👏🙏👏🙏👏🙏

  • Joy C.
    7 days

    Dr Fauci ... I stand with you. I applaud your braveness, dignity and intelligence. God Bless you🙏❤️👍🌺👏🇺🇸

  • Josephine T.
    07/30/2020 16:53

    Hoping that President Covid 19 will be our voted....

  • Trudy G.
    07/29/2020 16:17

    🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Razvan R.
    07/29/2020 10:24

    His eyes are lying.

  • Dorothy D.
    07/28/2020 22:40

    Dr. Fauci I want you to know I have so much respect for you ! I appreciate what you have done for our world you have saved so many lives I appreciate every thing you had done and keep doing for us! Thank you Sir! God Bless you!🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️❤️

  • Anna W.
    07/26/2020 14:04

    LORD GOD PLEASE PROTECT US FROM CRAZY TRAITORS, WHO, CHINA, FAUCI, GATES VACCINE. 🙏

  • Sushila S.
    07/25/2020 23:48

    He is an expert on infectious disease who is being honest about the pandemic. Yet he and his family are getting death threats. It is so bad that they are getting protection. Some people are so ignorant. If you don’t like what he says don’t listen and pay the consequences but don’t threaten him and his family for telling us as it is!

  • Galina S.
    07/25/2020 21:43

    I do not trust to Dr Fauci at all Why he was payed $50 000 a month working with Chinese labs? And many other facts None of ppl do not even read

  • Judy K.
    07/25/2020 20:14

    Your number one in my book Dr. Fauci. Stay safe and keep up the good work.

  • Chuck T.
    07/24/2020 20:12

    THIS IS A MAN & DR. WHO HAS EARNED THE RESPECT OF THE WORLD 🌍 TO ATTACK HIM SPEAKS VOLUMES, TO TRUMPS LACK OF VALUES, CHARACTER & A MORAL COMPASS.

  • Trish S.
    07/24/2020 05:53

    Thank you for all you do for the World. Especially your patience in deal with tRump who is so ignorant of the Facts & distorts & lies.

  • Billy T.
    07/24/2020 03:31

    Oversaw the swine flu pandemic where Obama admitted they did everything wrong