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Dr. Fauci To Step Down As White House Chief Medical Advisor

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L.A. Weekly writer Isai Rocha reports that White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci will officially retire from his position come this December 2022. The doctor, who is 81, has committed more than 50 years of federal service in his career. 

“After more than 50 years of government service, I plan to pursue the next phase of my career while I still have so much energy and passion for my field,” Fauci said in a statement. “I want to use what I have learned as NIAID Director to continue to advance science and public health and to inspire and mentor the next generation of scientific leaders as they help prepare the world to face future infectious disease threats.”

Read more on L.A. Weekly here. 

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