Cases are up in some states, but the Biden administration's chief medical adviser says that "hopefully ... the vaccine is going to win this one." He urges continued mask-wearing and other measures.
The prize committee said Dr. Anthony Fauci, long-time head of the United States' leading infectious diseases research institute, "is the consummate model of leadership and impact in public health."
Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus responded, "Thank you my brother Tony" and thanks also to the U.S. for renewing its support.
In an NPR interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious disease expert, said changes in vaccine distribution could be necessary depending on what happens in the next few weeks.
Dr. Fauci said once the vaccine becomes widely available, if by "April, May, June, July, we get as many people vaccinated as possible, we could really turn this thing around" by the end of 2021.
At StoryCorps, Anthony Fauci talks with wife, Christine Grady, about parenting, running and work. He sees a link: "the idea of sticking with something and not giving up, even when it's painful."
Dr. Scott Atlas is a radiologist from Stanford with some unorthodox ideas about managing the pandemic. The White House says his thinking is just what's needed, but scientists aren't so sure.
Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective.
The White House has disavowed a USA Today opinion piece by trade adviser Peter Navarro, who says Fauci has been wrong about the coronavirus. Fauci tells The Atlantic the attacks are "bizarre."