Top epidemiologist Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illness, is feeling a little freer to speak his mind these days. Dr. Fauci informed press reporters at a White House press instruction on Thursday that doing his job under the brand-new administration is “liberating”– and talked about some of the difficulties of working under the Trump administration.
When a reporter asked Dr. Fauci whether he felt “less constrained” speaking about the pandemic under the Biden-Harris administration, he appeared relieved to report that science is blazing a trail under the brand-new management. “The idea that you can get up here and speak about what you understand, what the proof [is], what the science is, and understand that’s it. Let the science speak,” the 80- year-old said. “It is rather of a liberating feeling.”
Dr. Fauci, who is likewise the brand-new primary medical adviser to the president, included that several conversations with President Biden have actually made clear that openness is now vital in communicating with the general public about COVID-19 “One of the important things that we’re going to do is to be totally transparent, open, and truthful,” Dr. Fauci said. “If things fail, [to] not point fingers but to fix them. And to make everything we do be