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Fauci’s exit: friends and foes sound off on ownership from COVID-19 to animal testing | National news

Dr. Anthony Fauci — a lightning rod for controversy and support during the coronavirus pandemic — will step down from his longtime position as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden in December.

Fauci, 81, has previously said he would step down at the end of Biden’s first term, especially if former President Donald Trump is successful in a potential third bid for the White House in 2024.

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