NBC News: Fauci says U.S. needs to ‘hunker down’ for fall and winter

NBC News: Fauci says U.S. needs to ‘hunker down’ for fall and winter. “As the United States heads into flu season, Americans can’t let up in the fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. Although the number of new daily cases of coronavirus in the U.S. has slowly been declining over the last two weeks, the country is still closing in on 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 and more than 6 million confirmed infections.”

Politico: Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci

Politico: Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci. “Emails obtained by POLITICO show Paul Alexander — a senior adviser to Michael Caputo, HHS’s assistant secretary for public affairs — instructing press officers and others at the National Institutes of Health about what Fauci should say during media interviews. The Trump adviser weighed in on Fauci’s planned responses to outlets including Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and the science journal Cell. Alexander’s lengthy messages, some sent as recently as this week, are couched as scientific arguments. But they often contradict mainstream science while promoting political positions taken by the Trump administration on hot-button issues ranging from the use of convalescent plasma to school reopening.”

Bloomberg Law: Fauci Downplays Virus Shot Before Election, Countering Trump

Bloomberg Law: Fauci Downplays Virus Shot Before Election, Countering Trump. “It’s ‘unlikely’ a Covid-19 vaccine will be available to the public by Nov. 3, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Tuesday. ‘The only way you can see that scenario come true is that there are so many infections at clinical trial sites you get an efficacy answer earlier than you expected,’ he said during a Research!America panel. ‘It’s not impossible, but it’s unlikely.'”

Politico: Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci

Politico: Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci. “Emails obtained by POLITICO show Paul Alexander — a senior adviser to Michael Caputo, HHS’s assistant secretary for public affairs — instructing press officers and others at the National Institutes of Health about what Fauci should say during media interviews. The Trump adviser weighed in on Fauci’s planned responses to outlets including Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and the science journal Cell. Alexander’s lengthy messages, some sent as recently as this week, are couched as scientific arguments. But they often contradict mainstream science while promoting political positions taken by the Trump administration on hot-button issues ranging from the use of convalescent plasma to school reopening.”

Huffington Post: Anthony Fauci Says He’s Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats

Huffington Post: Anthony Fauci Says He’s Hired Security To Protect Daughters From Death Threats. “During a livestreamed talk with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta hosted by Harvard’s School of Public Health, the infectious disease expert said he was taken aback by the harassment he and his family have received in the last few months. Noting that crisis ‘brings out the best of people and the worst of people,’ Fauci said, ‘getting death threats for me and my family and harassing my daughters to the point where I have to get security, it’s amazing.'”

Fact check: Fauci warned Trump administration in 2017 of surprise infectious disease outbreak (USA Today)

USA Today: Fact check: Fauci warned Trump administration in 2017 of surprise infectious disease outbreak. “The claim that Dr. Anthony Fauci, in 2017, warned the Trump administration of the likelihood of an infectious disease outbreak is TRUE based on our research. Fauci did not warn about the coronavirus specifically, as some posts claim, but rather, that a more general ‘surprise infectious disease outbreak’ would take place.”

Dr. Fauci: Wear goggles or eye shields to prevent spread of COVID-19; flu vaccine a must (ABC News)

ABC News: Dr. Fauci: Wear goggles or eye shields to prevent spread of COVID-19; flu vaccine a must. “Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested Wednesday that Americans should consider wearing goggles or a face shield in order to prevent spreading or catching COVID-19. ‘If you have goggles or an eye shield, you should use it,’ the nation’s top infectious disease expert told ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton during an Instagram Live conversation on ABC News.”

USA Today: Dr. Anthony Fauci first-pitch baseball card breaks Topps record for sales in just 24 hours

USA Today: Dr. Anthony Fauci first-pitch baseball card breaks Topps record for sales in just 24 hours. “It was on sale for only 24 hours, but it broke company records. The Topps NOW limited edition baseball trading card featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, set an all-time print record run for the franchise, selling 51,512 cards, the company said.”

Fauci: Some messages from Trump’s COVID-19 task force don’t match reports from ‘the trenches’ (Good Morning America)

Good Morning America: Fauci: Some messages from Trump’s COVID-19 task force don’t match reports from ‘the trenches’. “As the COVID-19 pandemic surges within the United States, the Trump administration’s task force leading federal efforts to slow the spread of the virus continues to relay some optimistic messages in its meetings. But according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the task force as the nation’s top infectious disease expert, those claims do not always match the reports he receives from the front lines of the crisis.”

Talking Points Memo: Fauci Says He And His Family Have Been Assigned Security Detail Due To ‘Serious Threats’

Talking Points Memo: Fauci Says He And His Family Have Been Assigned Security Detail Due To ‘Serious Threats’. “Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the White House’s most prominent health responders to COVID-19 and a target in President Donald Trump’s attempts to downplay the pandemic, said on Thursday that he and his family have been receiving threats.”

MarketWatch: Fauci tells MarketWatch his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic — and why he won’t fly or eat out

MarketWatch: Fauci tells MarketWatch his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic — and why he won’t fly or eat out. “If the speed and duration of the coronavirus pandemic is getting you down, spare a thought for Fauci. Are we there yet? How far are we on this journey through the pandemic? Near the finish line? Halfway? Or are we back where we started? ‘It’s a moving target,’ he said. ‘I certainly don’t think we’re near the end of this if you look at what’s going on in the United States — that’s for sure.'”

US News & World Report: ‘Bingo,’ Dr. Anthony Fauci Says. ‘The Worst Nightmare Comes True.’

US News & World Report: ‘Bingo,’ Dr. Anthony Fauci Says. ‘The Worst Nightmare Comes True.’. “As a chief adviser in the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Fauci doesn’t have much free time these days. He spends the first part of his 16-hour workday leading vaccine and therapeutics research at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the $5.9-billion arm of the NIH that he’s directed since 1984. He usually then heads to the White House for meetings with staffers, Vice President Mike Pence and other members of the coronavirus task force.”

CNET: Dr. Fauci speaks with Facebook’s Zuckerberg about rising COVID-19 cases, wearing a mask

CNET: Dr. Fauci speaks with Facebook’s Zuckerberg about rising COVID-19 cases, wearing a mask. “As the US sees a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, reiterated the importance of wearing a mask, avoiding crowds and practicing social distancing to help curb the spread of the virus. Fauci spoke with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a Thursday livestream about the importance of health and safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic. ”

USA Today: Navarro’s anti-Fauci column didn’t meet standards (AP)

AP: USA Today: Navarro’s anti-Fauci column didn’t meet standards. “USA Today says that a column that the newspaper solicited and published from presidential trade adviser Peter Navarro criticizing Dr. Anthony Fauci was misleading and did not meet fact-checking standards.”

The Daily Beast: Top Trump Ally Preps a New Assault on Fauci

The Daily Beast: Top Trump Ally Preps a New Assault on Fauci. “Stephen Moore, a conservative economist who informally advises Trump on economic matters, said on Monday evening that he is working on a new policy memo that would ‘go after Fauci,’ not just for the doctor’s proclamations on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic, but for his decades of work for the U.S. government prior to the current crisis.”