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Fauci to step down, says he’s ready for the ‘next chapter’

NIAID Director Anthony Fauci, M.D. (Photo courtesy of NIAID)

Anthony Fauci, M.D., is ready to give up the federal job that put him at the helm for nearly four decades of the nation’s responses to infectious diseases ranging from AIDS to COVID.

Fauci, 81, officially announced he is departing from his role as director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in December. He was appointed to the job in 1984.

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