Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, waves hello to the committee at the start of a House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.

People shouldn’t put their guard down when it comes to COVID, Fauci says


Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease specialist, joined The World’s host Marco Werman to assess the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic and reflect briefly on five decades of service in public health.  

People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk along the street in Tokyo, Japan

Discussion: What researchers have learned about the omicron variant

An older man is shown standing still in a crowded sideway area with people walking past him in blurred motion.

Discussion: The delta variant surge and what’s next in the pandemic

Dr. Fauci stands at a podium in the White House press room with the American flag over his shoulder

A future pandemic is ‘almost guaranteed,’ Fauci says

Several Pfizer workers ares shown wearing yellow safety vests and maks while moving boxes of the COVID-19 vaccine.

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

A health worker gives an injection to a mock patient during a coronavirus vaccine drill in Bali, Indonesia.

China’s ‘vaccine diplomacy’ fills void in developing world left by US ‘vaccine nationalism’


Expanding vaccine access helps China reframe the narrative of the pandemic and improve China’s image, said Yangzhong Huang, a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a news conference with the coronavirus task force at the White House, Nov. 19, 2020.

‘We could crush this outbreak’ with mass vaccinations, says Dr. Anthony Fauci


The United States’ top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, warns the COVID-19 death toll could rise in the next few weeks. But mass vaccination will bring the end of the pandemic.

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Discussion: The year ahead in the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Conversations

What will the next year bring in the coronavirus pandemic? As part of The World’s regular series of conversations about COVID-19, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with epidemiologist Michael Mina from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

A woman is shown center frame pulling two rollaboard suitcases while wearing a face mask.

Discussion: Surging coronavirus cases and new vaccines

Coronavirus Conversations

With spiking coronavirus cases, the US and countries around the globe are looking to measures such as COVID-19 vaccines and rapid self-testing. But steps such as mask-wearing and social distancing remain critical. As part of our regular series of conversations about the pandemic, The World’s Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard epidemiologist Megan Murray for the latest insights.

In this file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2020.

Fauci shuns Trump’s politicization of COVID-19 science to focus on ‘public health message’


Dr. Anthony Fauci tells The World’s host Marco Werman that President Donald Trump’s use of his words in a campaign ad was “inappropriate,” but that he has no recourse to undo the misleading appearance. As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Fauci is also a key member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.