A day after testing positive for COVID, Fauci testifies remotely before Senate committee

One day after testing positive for COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci testified remotely at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to update lawmakers on the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Video Transcript

- Dr. Anthony Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor on President Biden's COVID-19 response team. Dr. Fauci, we do appreciate you joining us virtually following your positive COVID test. And of course, we all do wish you a very speedy recovery.

ANTHONY FAUCI: Madam Chair, Ranking Member Burr, members of the committee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to discuss with you the role of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in conducting and supporting research addressing our nation's response to COVID-19.

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