August 20, 2020

Fauci recovering from surgery to remove throat polyp

Washington (AFP) – Top US government scientist Anthony Fauci was recovering after surgery on Thursday to remove a growth from his vocal cords that was giving him a gravelly voice.Fauci, who leads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was home and resting, but expected to “back online tomorrow” and at the office on Monday, the agency said in a statement to AFP.The 79-year-old doctor has led the country’s response to every epidemic since the 1980s. His public profile is currently bigger than ever thanks to his scientific straight-talk on the coronavirus pandemic, which puts …


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