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Fauci is continuing to criticise the US for its COVID-19 failings despite a White House campaign to undermine him

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, is refusing to moderate his message on the nation's failings in its response to the coronavirus.
The White House has launched an extraordinary bid to discredit Fauci, whose somber warnings have clashed with President Trump's messaging.
"We did not shut down entirely, and that's the reason why went up," Fauci said in an interview with Stanford Medicine Dean Dr Lloyd Minor on Monday.
Trump ignored the advice of experts like Fauci by encouraging states in June to reopen their economies while their infection rates remained high.
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What's next for Anthony Fauci, if the White House continues to sour on him?

What's next for Anthony Fauci, if the White House continues to sour on him?

25 days ago   |   By STAT

WASHINGTON - The White House in recent days has accelerated an effort that President Trump began months ago: Openly discrediting the guidance of Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious diseases researcher.
Trump accused Fauci of making “a lot of mistakes” since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in a recent interview, justifying his continued disagreements with the veteran scientist on issues as routine as the number of new coronavirus cases. He also said he disagreed with Fauci's assessment that the U.S. was handling the crisis poorly to other nations - which, given the 60,000-plus...
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