CNBC: Dr. Fauci says masks, social distancing will still be needed after a Covid-19 vaccine—here’s why

CNBC: Dr. Fauci says masks, social distancing will still be needed after a Covid-19 vaccine—here’s why. “Dr. Anthony Fauci warns ‘it’s not going to be a light switch’ back to normalcy even when a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available to the public. In fact, Fauci recommends people still wear masks and practice social distancing even after getting the vaccine, he told CNN’s Jake Tapper on ‘State of the Union’ on Sunday.”

Politico: Fauci warns that White House transition delays could slow vaccine rollout

Politico: Fauci warns that White House transition delays could slow vaccine rollout. “Anthony Fauci suggested Monday that the Trump administration’s refusal to begin a transition of presidential power could not only harm the federal coronavirus response at the pandemic’s most dire moment, but might also stall the rollout of potential vaccines amid positive medical developments.”

CNN: Fauci says it might be time to mandate masks as Covid-19 surges across US

CNN: Fauci says it might be time to mandate masks as Covid-19 surges across US. “Mask mandates may be tricky to enforce, but it might be time to call for them, [Dr. Anthony] Fauci said ‘There’s going to be a difficulty enforcing it, but if everyone agrees that this is something that’s important and they mandate it and everybody pulls together and says, you know, we’re going to mandate it but let’s just do it, I think that would be a great idea to have everybody do it uniformly,’ he said.”

CNBC: Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. is in a ‘bad position’ as daily coronavirus cases hit record highs

CNBC: Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. is in a ‘bad position’ as daily coronavirus cases hit record highs. “Fauci said the U.S. never got its Covid-19 cases down to low enough levels after the initial surge in New York and other states earlier in the year. New cases had hit a peak in April of about 31,000 a day before steadily falling to about 20,000 cases a day by the end of May. After Memorial Day, new cases began to climb again, surging to about 70,000 cases a day in July before plateauing at around about 40,000 in September. They surged again and are now reaching record levels, Fauci said.”

Dr. Fauci: The Trump Campaign Is ‘In Effect, Harassing Me’ (Daily Beast)

Daily Beast: Dr. Fauci: The Trump Campaign Is ‘In Effect, Harassing Me’. “[Dr. Anthony] Fauci, a member of that White House coronavirus task force, prides himself on being apolitical. And he pushed back aggressively… when President Donald Trump’s campaign featured him in a video advertisement and used remarks he made in the past out of context.”

ABC News: Trump dismisses pandemic, rips Fauci as ‘disaster’ in campaign all-staff call

ABC News: Trump dismisses pandemic, rips Fauci as ‘disaster’ in campaign all-staff call. “In a remarkable move with 15 days to go until Election Day, President Donald Trump on an all-staff campaign call Monday morning leveled his most aggressive attacks yet on Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert on the president’s own coronavirus task force, calling him a ‘disaster’ while also outright dismissing the pandemic, saying Americans are ‘over COVID’ as deaths near 220,000 in the United States and cases rise around the country.”

Eater DC: In D.C., Dr. Fauci Inspires Trust, Calm, and a Popular Line of Pouched Cocktails

Eater DC: In D.C., Dr. Fauci Inspires Trust, Calm, and a Popular Line of Pouched Cocktails. “Dr. Anthony Fauci’s face is everywhere, which explains why it popped into Rohit Malhotra’s head. As the nation’s leading expert on infectious disease, Fauci endeared himself to the public early on in the COVID-19 pandemic with his heavy Brooklyn accent, unassuming physique, and straight talk on the novel coronavirus. Over the past seven months, he has become a household name, a frequent guest on primetime news shows, inevitable meme fodder, and — thanks to Malhotra and his staff — the unwitting logo for a line of pouched cocktails that helped a Washington, D.C., bar stay open through a public health crisis that has been catastrophic for restaurants.”

CBS News: Dr. Fauci on COVID surge, Trump’s recovery, and a “very different” Thanksgiving

CBS News: Dr. Fauci on COVID surge, Trump’s recovery, and a “very different” Thanksgiving. “Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, told ‘CBS Evening News’ anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell that the United States needs to redouble its efforts to contain the coronavirus as we enter the fall and winter months.”

Fauci: There could be 300,000 to 400,000 Covid deaths unless precautions taken (Politico)

Politico: Fauci: There could be 300,000 to 400,000 Covid deaths unless precautions taken. “More than 200,000 people have died from the disease in the United States, and over 7 million have been diagnosed with it. A University of Washington study found in August that as many as 300,000 people could die of the disease by Dec. 1. Fauci added that a vaccine likely won’t be widely available until next summer or fall.”

Slate: Fauci Blasts New Trump Ad, Says It Takes His Comments “Out of Context”

Slate: Fauci Blasts New Trump Ad, Says It Takes His Comments “Out of Context”. “The nation’s top infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has taken a rare foray into commenting about a political campaign by criticizing an advertisement for President Donald Trump that he says takes his words ‘out of context.’ Fauci, who leads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has long made a point of staying out of partisan politics and he is evidently none too happy that he made an appearance in an ad for the president’s reelection.”

CNBC: Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s ‘not comfortable’ with level of U.S. coronavirus cases

CNBC: Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s ‘not comfortable’ with level of U.S. coronavirus cases. “The U.S. is reporting roughly 40,000 new coronavirus cases a day, which may get even worse as temperatures get cooler and people head indoors, Fauci said during an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell. ‘I’m not comfortable with that. I would like to see that level, way, way down, well below 10,000.'”

CNN: Trump told Woodward in March he didn’t have ‘a lot of time’ to meet with Fauci in newly released audio

CNN: Trump told Woodward in March he didn’t have ‘a lot of time’ to meet with Fauci in newly released audio. “President Donald Trump in March said he didn’t have ‘a lot of time’ to meet with Dr. Anthony Fauci as the coronavirus pandemic surged across the US, according to newly released audio from an interview with journalist Bob Woodward.”

Daily Beast: A Notorious COVID Troll Actually Works for Dr. Fauci’s Agency

Daily Beast: A Notorious COVID Troll Actually Works for Dr. Fauci’s Agency. “The managing editor of the prominent conservative website RedState has spent months trashing U.S. officials tasked with combating COVID-19, dubbing White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci a ‘mask nazi,’ and intimating that government officials responsible for the pandemic response should be executed. But that writer, who goes by the pseudonym ‘streiff,’ isn’t just another political blogger. The Daily Beast has discovered that he actually works in the public affairs shop of the very agency that Fauci leads.”