Immunologist Anthony Fauci will step down in December

Immunologist Anthony Fauci to leave office in December


Leading immunologist Dr Anthony Fauci, US President Joe Biden's top adviser on COVID-19 and the face of the fight against the pandemic in the United States, announced Monday at age 81 that he would step down in December. 

He also announced that he would step down from his post on that date. director of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which he had held for 38 years, while specifying that it was not yet a question for him of “retiring”. “I plan to pursue the next phase of my career with whatever energy and passion I have left for my field,” he said.