Opinion: Why tearing down Fauci is essential to the MAGA myth (Washington Post)

Washington Post: Opinion: Why tearing down Fauci is essential to the MAGA myth. “MAGA political philosophy is not systematic, but it is comprehensive. Right-wing populism offers a distorted lens to view nearly all of life. Through this warped lens, progress toward equal rights is actually the oppression of White people. Free and fair elections, when lost, are actually conspiratorial plots by the ruthless left. But perhaps the most remarkable distortion concerns the MAGA view of covid-19.”

Autopsy of a pandemic: 6 doctors at the center of the US Covid-19 response (CNN)

CNN: Autopsy of a pandemic: 6 doctors at the center of the US Covid-19 response. “This past January, just a few days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, six of the doctors responsible for the previous administration’s Covid-19 response agreed to sit down — in strict confidence — and talk with me about the events of the past year. Over the period of a few weeks, in Houston, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, our team secured nondescript, large hotel ballrooms with plenty of space and ventilation to allow these extraordinary one-on-one conversations to take place with Dr. Deborah Birx, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Brett Giroir, Dr. Stephen Hahn, Dr. Robert Kadlec and Dr. Robert Redfield.”

CNN: Children’s book on Dr. Anthony Fauci set for June

CNN: Children’s book on Dr. Anthony Fauci set for June. “Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has served under seven US presidents and has guided the national response to Covid-19, will soon be immortalized in a children’s book. Simon & Schuster is putting the finishing touches on ‘Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor,’ a book written by Kate Messner and illustrated by Alexandra Bye.”

Smithsonian: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Donates Pandemic-Related Object to the Smithsonian

Smithsonian: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Donates Pandemic-Related Object to the Smithsonian. “Physician-scientist Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health, has donated his personal 3D model of the SARS-CoV-2 virion to the national medicine and science collections at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.”

CNET: Dr. Fauci wins $1 million Dan David prize for ‘defending science’

CNET: Dr. Fauci wins $1 million Dan David prize for ‘defending science’. “Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor, won one of the three Dan David Prizes, Israeli awards that each grant $1 million ( £720,440, AU$1.29 million) to recipients. The international awards are given in the categories Past, Present and Future, with Fauci winning the Present award, given for ‘achievements that shape and enrich society today.’”

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Divisiveness has failed America “in every single way” (CBS News)

CBS News: Dr. Anthony Fauci: Divisiveness has failed America “in every single way”. “It is a measure of Tony Fauci’s durability that, at the age of 80 he has just taken on a new title, working for Joe Biden – his seventh president – as his chief medical advisor. ‘What we’re gonna be seeing over the next months is much more of a coordinated, synergistic partnership between the federal government and the states,’ Fauci said. ‘So, I believe we’re gonna see a turnaround in attitude when the federal government and the states start working together much more, as opposed to “You’re on your own.”‘

CNBC: Dr. Fauci’s 18-hour workday includes two breaks and answering ‘emails until I’m so tired I can’t do anymore’

CNBC: Dr. Fauci’s 18-hour workday includes two breaks and answering ‘emails until I’m so tired I can’t do anymore’. “The first thing Fauci does in the morning is appear on interviews for morning news shows about the pandemic, he told the Huffington Post. He said he wakes up at 5:10 a.m., showers, shaves and answers emails before a 6:30 a.m. interview with Good Morning America. At 7 a.m., Fauci leaves his home in Northwest Washington D.C. to go to the National Institutes of Health headquarters.”

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.”