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).

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that