Loved or hated, Fauci’s parting advice: Stick to the science


              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, arrives to speak about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 22, 2020, in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, right, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., wear protective masks while greeting each other with an elbow bump after a House Select Subcommittee hearing on the Coronavirus, July 31, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end. (Erin Scott/Pool via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Senators listen as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seated from left are Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., center, and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (Win McNamee/Pool via AP, File)
            
              FILE - A name plate for Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci is placed before a House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 23, 2020. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 7, 2020, in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health, Dec. 22, 2020, in Bethesda, Md. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, March 31, 2020, in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, center, director of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with President Barack Obama, right, as Sylvia Mathews Burwell, left, Secretary of Health & Human Services, looks on during a tour of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, Dec. 2, 2014 in Bethesda, Md. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with President Donald Trump during a tour of the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health, March 3, 2020, in Bethesda, Md. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end. 
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              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, works at his desk in his office at the National Institutes of Health, Dec. 19, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
            
              FILE - President Bush places the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, as he takes part in a ceremony for the 2008 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, June 19, 2008, in the East Room at the White House in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
            
              FILE - Julie Gerberding, director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, left, talks with Anthony Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseasee, National Institutes of Health, during a meeting in Washington, Dec. 5, 2005, of state and city officials to press them to start planning for a bird flu or super-flu pandemic. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
            
              FILE - Anthony Fauci, left, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks near Giuseppe Pantaleo, right, chairman of the AIDS Vaccine 04 conference and professor at Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV, during a news conference after the opening of the AIDS Vaccine 04 conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Aug. 30, 2004. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony S. Fauci of the National Institute of Health, tells reporters that the first human trial in this country of an experimental vaccine to prevent AIDS, should begin in October, during a news conference in Washington, on Aug. 18, 1987. Franklin Valvovitz, president and chairman of MicroGeneSys, West Haven, Conn., producers of the candidate vaccine, looks on, at left. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File)
            
              FILE - This image from video provided by Smithsonian's National Museum of American History shows Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, holding his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus he is donating to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on March 2, 2020. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end. (Smithsonian's National Museum of American History via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is sworn in before a House Subcommittee on the Coronavirus crisis hearing, July 31, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Fauci steps down from a five-decade career in public service at the end of the month, one shaped by the HIV pandemic early on and the COVID-19 pandemic at the end.  (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP, File)
Loved or hated, Fauci’s parting advice: Stick to the science