Let’s Talk About Dr. Anthony Fauci
Get to know the nation’s Covid-19 doctor
Many are getting to know Dr. Fauci right now during Covid-19, but it’s not the first time the Brooklyn-born physician has brought calm and clarity to the nation during a health crisis. He’s led the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984 — through the AIDS crisis, West Nile virus, anthrax, Ebola, and Zika. (Early in the AIDS crisis he was a target of activists for a lack of momentum — you can read about what changed here).