Anthony Fauci: News

Dr. Anthony Fauci is one of the lead members in US President Donald Trump Administration's White House Coronavirus Task Force, formed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Considered to be one of the most trusted medical practitioners in the country, Fauci has been serving as the director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. He has also served as an advisor to every US president since Ronald Reagan. Further, he is a physician with National Institutes of Health (NIH), and has contributed to HIV/AIDS and other immunodeficiencies research. The noted doctor has been accorded with several honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 and Robert Koch Prize (Gold) in 2013.

12 Dec 2022

Elon Musk

Elon Musk wants Dr. Anthony Fauci to be prosecuted

In a surprising tweet, Twitter owner Elon Musk has called for the prosecution of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the US's response to COVID-19.

05 Aug 2022


Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

The United States (US) authorities announced on Thursday that monkeypox has been designated a public health emergency in the country.

17 Sep 2021


Why are Nicki Minaj's fans protesting in front of CDC?

Nicki Minaj's tweet on vaccines causing infertility in men and women has sparked opposition from all corners, her fans, The White House, Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister and health experts.

US funded coronavirus research at China's Wuhan lab: Report

Newly released documents have revealed that the United States' National Institute of Health issued grants to a health organization that funneled funds into coronavirus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).

01 Jul 2021


COVID-19 Delta variant has been detected in all US states

The highly-contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has now been detected in all the 50 states of America and capital Washington, DC, CNN reported.

10 Jun 2021

Joe Biden

Biden warns the youth against the fast-spreading Delta variant

US President Joe Biden and his Chief Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci have warned that the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is highly infectious, which is now the dominant strain in the United Kingdom, spreading rapidly among young people between 12 and 20 years old.

02 Jun 2021


Dr. Fauci's leaked 2020 emails reveal knowledge of lab-leak theory

Not long after Dr. Anthony Fauci changed his tune on the possibility that the COVID-19 could be man-made, more skeletons tumble out of the US medical advisor's closet.

27 May 2021


NewsBytes Explainer: Did COVID-19 leak from Wuhan lab?

What was once considered heresy and "debunked" mercilessly returns with a vengeance. After shocking admission by Dr. Anthony Fauci that COVID-19 could have originated from Chinese virology labs in Wuhan, Facebook says that it won't censor discussions on the SARS-CoV-2 virus being man-made.

#FakeNewsAlert: Nobel laureate claiming COVID-19-vaccination will kill people is untrue

A viral message doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms claims that French virologist and Nobel Prize laureate Luc Montagnier said people who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus will die within two years.

American vaccines effective against B.1.617 strain found in India: US

COVID-19 vaccines that are available in the US are effective against the deadly variant that was first detected in India, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in Washington.

01 May 2021


'Shut down,' suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci on India's COVID-19 crisis

India needs to be immediately shut down for at least a few weeks in order to stop the cycle of coronavirus transmission, Dr. Anthony S Fauci, White House Chief Medical Adviser and the US' top pandemic expert, said in an interview.

Dr. Anthony Fauci takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

US' leading infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci is back.

Coronavirus: United States records deadliest day as nearly 4,000 die

The United States witnessed its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday as almost 4,000 died in the 24-hour period ending at 8:30 pm (local time).

Vaccinations are increasing in a 'glimmer of hope'

The US ramped up COVID-19 vaccinations in the past few days, bringing the number of shots dispensed to about four million people, government health officials said on Sunday.

11 Nov 2020


US planning Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine distribution as early as December

The United States could begin inoculating its citizens with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine as early as December, provided the drugmaker submits data from its trial to health regulators, Health Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday.

10 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

Much before coronavirus took the first life in the United States, President Donald Trump understood the severity of it, but chose to mislead the public, a new book by journalist Bob Woodward claims.

07 Aug 2020


US reports 2,000+ COVID deaths in one day

Reeling under the coronavirus outbreak, the United States touched another grim benchmark on Thursday as over 2,000 people died in 24 hours, for the first time in three months.

Young people not entirely safe from coronavirus, WHO reiterates

With the seventh month of battling the coronavirus pandemic over, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday repeated that guard can't be let down and blamed the younger population for driving the surge in some countries, adding that they aren't "invincible."

02 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.

04 Jun 2020


US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

As companies race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of America's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has shared an optimistic timeline for their availability.

14 May 2020

Donald Trump

Trump calls Fauci's warning against reopening US schools 'not acceptable'

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that a warning given by the nation's top medical advisor over reopening schools was "not acceptable."

New COVID-19 drug has 'clear cut' positive effect: Dr. Fauci

The US government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that a new COVID-19 drug has proven to be quite a 'good news' in clinical trials.

Real life hero Dr. Anthony Fauci features in a game

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert of the United States, has featured as the hero of Fauci's Revenge, a new game aimed at raising funds for COVID-19 relief.

13 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

01 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.