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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

3869 comments

  • Dave P.
    01/04/2021 11:48

    The facts, the inventor of the PCR test Kary Mullis says the man is an idiot like it or not, he says he knows nothing. By a strange coincidence Kary Mullis died weeks before the outbreak of the virus https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157851508381524&id=600106523&sfnsn=mo

  • Linda B.
    12/29/2020 08:37

    What a joke. Stupid Americans

  • Gabi S.
    12/28/2020 14:33

    And the Clown wanted to fire him🤮

  • Irene C.
    12/28/2020 00:55

    A very accomplished scientist who helps all and I admire the work and dignity he shows thank you

  • Martha S.
    12/28/2020 00:37

    Thanks Dr.Fauci, your the best

  • Ses M.
    12/27/2020 18:40

    Using intelligent for the good of all human kind.

  • Arifin R.
    12/27/2020 12:27

    P

  • Adela C.
    12/27/2020 11:12

    Happy birthday... Botswana. Africa.

  • Filothei D.
    12/27/2020 10:04

    Χρονια πολλα

  • Alvin E.
    12/27/2020 09:06

    Why don’t you follow any of your own rules???

  • Raquel S.
    12/26/2020 17:15

    Fauci talking about honesty🤣🤣🤣

  • Michael L.
    12/26/2020 12:28

    Check out his previous statements in the virological journal. He's been bought .

  • Eva R.
    12/26/2020 11:00

    Dr.MENGELE, GATES companion... Genocide director...karma will fined you

  • Jamal J.
    12/26/2020 10:51

    Fauci the criminal.

  • Liz L.
    12/26/2020 05:31

    Great work! 🙂

  • Dharanesh N.
    12/26/2020 00:22

    He is the father of HIV virus...... When humanity losses in the world this type of people rises...

  • Abubakar M.
    12/25/2020 23:26

    hello

  • Meeilei C.
    12/25/2020 21:37

    Happy birthday Dr. Fauci!

  • Genadiy N.
    12/25/2020 19:14

    Thanks for your genocidal work, you are "God"

  • Genadiy N.
    12/25/2020 19:11

    F.ck off HITLER!!!

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