Anthony Fauci, leader on federal Covid response, to step down in December

The 81-year-old doctor, who no longer runs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, plans to keep working

By: - August 22, 2022 10:47 am

Anthony Fauci said Monday he’ll step down from his White House post in December but is not retiring. (Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
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Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.