Anthony Fauci to step down in December from NIAID and White House roles


Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday said in a statement that he plans to step down in December from the positions of director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden. Fauci, 81, said he’s “not retiring,” but rather plans to “pursue the next phase of my career while I still have so much energy and passion for my field.” He said a month ago that he was “very likely” to retire by the end of Biden’s first term. Biden praised Fauci in a separate statement: “I extend my deepest thanks for his public service. The United States of America is stronger, more resilient, and healthier because of him.”

This article was originally published by Read the original article here.

Previous articleFauci to step down from roles as Biden’s medical adviser, NIAID’s director
Next articleMarket Snapshot: Dow tumbles over 600 points, S&P 500 sheds 2.1% as investors question Fed pivot thesis


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here