Anthony Fauci, leader on federal COVID response, to step down in December

By: - August 22, 2022 11:27 am

Dr. Anthony Fauci, shown here testifying before a Senate subcommittee in May, 2022, said Monday, Aug. 22, that he will be leaving his position as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in December. (Photo by Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
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Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.