Dr. Anthony Fauci Tests Positive For COVID-19


Wednesday, June 15th 2022, 1:59 pm
By: CBS News


WASHINGTON -

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden and a leading official in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, has tested positive for COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health announced.

The NIH said in a statement that Fauci, 81, is fully vaccinated and has been boosted twice. He is experiencing mild symptoms, and has not recently been in close contact with President Biden or other top government officials, the agency said.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

First published on June 15, 2022 / 2:50 PM

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