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Dr. Anthony Fauci to step down from his role as NIAID director in December

"While I am moving on from my current positions, I am not retiring," Fauci said.

ABC NEWS– Dr. Anthony Fauci will step down from his roles of director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden this December, he announced on Monday. “While I am moving on from my current positions, I am not retiring,” Fauci said in a statement. “After more than 50 years of…

COVID cases predicted to rise due to new BA.2 variant

Health experts say new variant makes up 23% of current infections, up from 7% two weeks ago

(ABC News) —Experts fear that COVID-19 cases in the United States will rise in the next few weeks as the new BA.2 variant continues to spread. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows BA.2, which is a subvariant of omicron, has been tripling in prevalence every two weeks. As of the week ending March 11, BA.2 makes up 23.1% of…

Changes in state mask mandates causing some confusion

Dr. Anthony Fauci says we’re heading out of the full blown pandemic phase of COVID-19, as more states begin to lose restrictions like mask mandates. Among the 10 states with indoor mandates, six of them say they will allow their rules to expire in the coming days and weeks. The changes, however, are causing some confusion.