Anthony Fauci

    • White House blocks Fauci from testifying on coronavirus response

      White House blocks Fauci from testifying on coronavirus response

      Top US health official Anthony Fauci will not testify next week to a congressional committee examining the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said on Friday, calling it “counterproductive” to have individuals involved in the response testify. The White House issued an emailed statement after a spokesman for the House of Representatives committee holding the hearing said the panel had been informed by Trump administration officials that Fauci had been blocked from testifying.

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    • The worst of virus is still ahead, WHO chief warns

      The worst of virus is still ahead, WHO chief warns

      The head of the World Health Organization has warned on Monday that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, raising new alarm bells about the pandemic just as many countries are beginning to ease restrictive measures, news wires reported. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus didn’t specify exactly why he believes that the outbreak that has infected nearly 2.5m people and killed over 166,000, according to figures compiled by Johns Hopkins University, could get worse.

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