dr. Anthony Fauci tests positive for COVID-19 – CBS Tampa

Washington (CBS news) dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser and a leading official in the fight against… corona pandemichas tested positive for COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health have announced.

The NIH said in a statement that Fauci, 81, has been fully vaccinated and boosted twice. He is experiencing mild symptoms and has not had close contact with President Biden or other top officials recently, the agency said.

Fauci, the director of the National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) since 1984, received his positive result on a rapid antigen test and will return to work at the NIH when he tests negative, the agency said.

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