Latest Anthony Fauci News

Fauci receives honorary Hutch Award before Mariners game

Aug. 09, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci was presented with an honorary Hutch Award on Tuesday night prior to the Seattle Mariners' game against the New York Yankees. The Hutch Award has been awarded by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center based in Seattle and typically to a Major...

Paul's wife says senator wants to subpoena Fauci records

Aug. 06, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul wants to subpoena the records of the country’s top infectious disease expert, the senator's wife said while standing in for him at Kentucky's premier political event Saturday. Paul, a Republican, has repeatedly clashed with Dr. Anthony...

Man who threatened Dr. Fauci, other official, gets 3 years

Aug. 04, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia man was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison after he sent emails threatening Dr. Anthony Fauci and another federal health official for talking about the coronavirus and efforts to prevent its spread. Using an anonymous email...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Aug. 04, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

Yankton Press & Dakotan. August 1, 2022. Editorial: COVID Continues To Be Evolving Issue More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are continually discovering just how long the road in front of us may well be. On Saturday, the White House...

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

Aug. 01, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak. The White House said Biden will...

Today in History: July 28, World War I begins

Jul. 28, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 28, the 209th day of 2022. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 28, 1945, the U.S. Senate ratified the United Nations Charter by a vote of 89-2. A U.S. Army bomber...

Anthony Fauci's life, work during COVID are PBS film's focus

Jul. 27, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci and his tumultuous experience during the COVID-19 pandemic are the focus of a PBS “American Masters” documentary. The film follows Fauci at home and at work during a 14-month period starting from President Joe Biden’s inauguration in...

Global AIDS fight at crossroads after setbacks during COVID

Jul. 27, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS. Worldwide, the years-long decline in new HIV infections is leveling off....

Today in History: July 23, Souter chosen for high court

Jul. 23, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 23, the 204th day of 2022. There are 161 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 23, 1983, an Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; the pilots were...

Fauci expects to retire by end of Biden's current term

Jul. 18, 2022 13:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, said Monday he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden's term in January 2025. Fauci, 81, was appointed director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 1984, and...