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“I am announcing today that I will be stepping down ...”

Dr. Anthony Fauci on resigning his positions by the end of the year.

Published on

aug 23, 2022

Why It Matters: Dr. Fauci is one of the nation's top health officials, serving for nearly 40 years as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. A replacement remains TBD.

  • Dr. Fauci's official position(s): Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation, and Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden
  • We do not have the exact date of his pending resignation - He only referenced "December" as the time frame.
  • Weeks ago, Dr. Fauci telegraphed his potential resignation by the end of Pres. Biden's first term.

Read his full statement HERE

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