Anthony Fauci is an American physician and immunologist who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. Since January 2020, he has been one of the lead members of the Trump administration’s White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. In January 2021, he will become Chief Medical Advisor to the President in the Biden administration. Fauci is one of the world’s leading experts on infectious diseases

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Dr Anthony Fauci: ‘We Will End This Outbreak' | The Bottom Line

Video | Dec 31, 2020

Dr Anthony Fauci tells host Steve Clemons that the United States can go back to “normal” in the autumn, which starts in September 2021, if 70-85 percent of Americans get vaccinated by the summer. Warning that “things will likely get worse as we go into January” due to holiday gatherings, the chief medical adviser for President-elect Joe Biden says that more must be done to convince Americans that the global pandemic is a public health issue, not an issue of individual rights. In this wide-ranging interview, Dr Fauci answers your questions, such as, “Do I need to wear a mask after I get the vaccine?”