Dr. Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci, leader on federal COVID response, to step down in December

BY: - August 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — Anthony Fauci, one of the federal government’s leading public health figures, announced Monday he’ll be leaving his post in December, though he made clear he’s not retiring.  The 81-year-old doctor who runs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, became a household name […]

Fauci declines to predict COVID vaccine timetable for kids under 5

BY: - January 26, 2022

WASHINGTON — Parents hoping to vaccinate their young children against COVID-19 will need to be patient, Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned Wednesday. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said while he expects the vaccine regimen for children under 5 will be three doses, he couldn’t provide a timeline on when the […]

Complaints about White House handling of COVID-19 aired at U.S. Senate hearing

BY: - January 12, 2022

WASHINGTON — Senators from both political parties expressed their frustration with the Biden administration coronavirus response team during a Tuesday hearing that keyed in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance on vaccines, as well as the shortage of COVID-19 tests available for Americans. The hearing also was highlighted by a tense exchange […]


Weekend humor from Celia Rivenbark: Foul Facebook falsehoods about Fauci

BY: - November 13, 2021

I’m going to sit down and send a week’s pay to the folks at Snopes so they can continue the Lord’s work of using research and facts the rest of us are too lazy to mess with to combat the spread of misinformation on the internet. As Snopes might say: The above paragraph is partly […]


More irresponsible and embarrassing nonsense from the deeply troubled Madison Cawthorn

BY: - November 9, 2021

North Carolina’s 11th District congressman, Madison Cawthorn, is at it again. In his latest newsletter, Rep. Cawthorn makes an array of outrageous statements regarding the pandemic and vaccinations, but he may have outdone himself with an entry he’s labeled “Fauci is a Demon Doctor that Deserves to be Prosecuted.” The preposterous and offensive headline appears […]


Madison Cawthorn officially flips his lid, promises to “prosecute” Fauci

BY: - July 22, 2021

For those who may have only experienced the frequently outrageous and sometimes downright deranged rants of North Carolina freshman Congressman Madison Cawthorn in print, you’ll undoubtedly want to take a moment to see and hear this deeply troubled and delusional young man in action by checking out the following excerpts from his recent appearance on […]

Congressional update: Far right attacks Fauci; committees dig into affordable housing crisis, future of coal communities

BY: - June 16, 2021

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary be stripped WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci, formalizing their intense criticism of his public statements and actions throughout the coronavirus pandemic into legislation.

A message of hope and teamwork from high-profile commencement speakers for the Class of 2021

BY: - May 14, 2021

It is graduation weekend for both UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University. A year ago, it was improbable to think of new graduates gathering together to celebrate their accomplishments in the early days of the pandemic. But this spring, the promise of vaccines and the hard work of scientists and medical professionals make such happy […]

Momentum for national mask mandate builds with Fauci endorsement

BY: - October 29, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s most recognized infectious disease expert expressed support this morning for a national mask mandate to help control the spread of COVID-19. According to the Washington Post, Fauci told CNBC and the Journal of the American Medical Association, that he “regretted the fact that masks haven’t been adopted more widely and […]

Fauci warns reopening too soon could cause ‘suffering and death’

BY: - May 12, 2020

WASHINGTON — A top Trump administration health official warned U.S. senators Tuesday that reopening the economy too quickly could cause suffering, death and an even longer economic setback. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told lawmakers there could be a surge […]