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Dr. Fauci accepts Joe Biden's offer to stay as top health advisor

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he “absolutely” accepts President-elect Joe Biden's offer to serve as the country's chief medical officer. “Oh, absolutely, I said yes right on the spot,” the nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday morning on the “Today Show.” Biden said Thursday he'd asked Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy...
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Biden has asked Fauci to be his chief medical advisor

Biden has asked Fauci to be his chief medical advisor

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden has asked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, to be his chief medical advisor when he enters the White House in January, he told CNN Thursday.
Biden's COVID-19 team met with Fauci for the first time on Thursday .
"I asked him to stay on the exact same role he's had for the past several presidents, and I asked him to be a chief medical adviser for me as well, and be part of the COVID team," Biden told CNN.
Biden unveiled his 13-person COVID-19 advisory board in November. The panel will...
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Biden Says Fauci Will Return to Center Stage

Biden Says Fauci Will Return to Center Stage

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

President-elect Joe Biden said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, would become chief medical adviser. Here's the latest.
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News Brief: Hospitals Overwhelmed COVID-19, New Biden Appointments, Georgia Runoffs

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Coronavirus cases continue to rise, but the U.S. inches closer to a vaccine. Biden taps Anthony Fauci and Brian Deese for key advisor roles. And, Trump visits Georgia ahead of its runoff elections.
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Biden Taps Dr. Anthony Fauci, Brian Deese For Medical And Economic Advisor Roles

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President-elect Joe Biden says he's asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to be a chief medical adviser in his administration. Biden has also tapped Brian Deese for a key economic role.
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