Thursday morning, just hours after Biden’s inauguration, Dr. Fauci told the board of the World Health Organization and told the agency that the United States would not follow Trump’s demand to leave the group in the middle of a pandemic.
“The United States is ready to work in partnership and solidarity to support the international Covid-19 response, mitigate its impact on the world, strengthen our institutions, promote epidemic preparedness for the future and improve the health and well-being of all people worldwide. the world, ”said Dr. Fauci in a video look.
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“One of the things that was very clear as recently as approx. “15 minutes ago, when I was with the president, one of the things we have to do is be completely transparent, open and honest,” he said. “If things go wrong, do not straighten your fingers, but straighten them out and do everything we do, based on science and evidence.”
Dr. Fauci paused as if to wonder what he had just said.
“I mean, it was literally a conversation I had 15 minutes ago,” he said. “And he has said that several times.”
A reporter noted that Dr. Fauci – who had last appeared in the briefing room in November – had largely disappeared from the public by the end of last year after angering Mr. Trump one too many times.
Are you back now, he was asked.
He smiled and looked at Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary.
“I think so,” he said.