Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed today that he would leave his position as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in December.

“It has been the honor of a lifetime to have led the NIAID, an extraordinary institution, for so many years and through so many scientific and public health challenges. I am very proud of our many accomplishments,” said Dr. Fauci.

“I have worked with — and learned from — countless talented and dedicated people in my own laboratory, at NIAID, at NIH, and beyond. To them I express my abiding respect and gratitude.”

Commenting on Dr. Fauci’s departure NIAID, President Biden said he worked closely with him on the US response to Zika and Ebola during his time as Obama’s VP.

“I came to know him [ Dr. Fauci] as a dedicated public servant and a steady hand with wisdom and insight honed over decades at the forefront of some of our most dangerous and challenging public health crises,” said Biden.

“When it came time to build a team to lead our COVID-19 response – in fact, in one of my first calls as President-elect – I immediately asked Dr. Fauci to extend his service as my Chief Medical Advisor to deal with the COVID-19 crisis our nation faced,” said Biden, adding that he was able to call Fauci at “any hour of the day” for advice.

Dr. Fauci began working under President Ronald Reagan. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 under President George W. Bush. 

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“For almost four decades, he has served as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, helping our country navigate health crises ranging from HIV/AIDS to COVID-19. Because of Dr. Fauci’s many contributions to public health, lives here in the United States and around the world have been saved,” said Biden.

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