Dr. Anthony Fauci Wins $1M Israeli Prize for Defending Science

Dr. Anthony Fauci wins $1 million on Dan David Prize for “defending science in the face of uninformed opposition during the challenging COVID crisis.”

The committee praised Fauci for continuously working to inform individuals regarding safety and health measures to contain the COVID-19 virus spread.

“As the COVID-19 pandemic unraveled, leveraged his considerable communication skills to address people gripped by fear and anxiety and worked relentlessly to inform individuals in the United States and elsewhere about the public health measures essential for containing the pandemic’s spread.”

Dan David Foundation, Israel-based, also praised Fauci for advocating for Covid vaccines, and for his leadership on HIV research and Aids relief.

Fauci, 80, had served seven presidents. He has also been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984.

Dan David Foundation also congratulated him on their official tweet, “Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Fauci, global leader in research and control of infectious diseases and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases @NIAIDNews and Public Health hero, for being awarded the 2021 @DanDavidPrize in Public Health.”

He is is an American physician-scientist and immunologist and also chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden since 2021.

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