Anthony Fauci is a veteran immunologist who has spent 50 years protecting the health of the American public.
Yet strangely, since the coronavirus began, Paul has decided that he knows more about infectious diseases than Fauci, whose literal title is “director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.”.
In May 2020, Paul claimed that stay-at-home orders, put in place to prevent Americans from dying a horrible death, amounted to a “dictatorship.”
And on Tuesday, he was back to trying to absurdly suggest that Fauci basically caused the coronavirus pandemic.
(“Gain-of-function“ is a type of medical research that alters a disease in a way that increases transmissibility.).
Having apparently long since lost his patience with the troll from Kentucky, Fauci responded: “Senator Paul, I have never lied before the Congress and I do not retract that statement.
This paper that you were referring to was judged by qualified staff up and down the chain as not being gain-of-function…. »