December 3, 2020

Biden says asked Fauci to join his Covid team

Washington (AFP) – US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday said he had asked the government’s top infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci to remain in his post and join his Covid-19 team after he takes office. “I asked him to stay on in the exact same role he’s had for the past several presidents,” Biden said in an interview with CNN, referring to the expert who outgoing President Donald Trump had suggested he would fire after the election. “And I asked him to be chief medical adviser for me as well and to be part of the Covid team.” Biden also said that on his first day in office he woul…


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