The head of the nation’s infectious diseases institute, Dr. Anthony Fauci, directly called out both Fox News and Trump’s newly-appointed Covid adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, for spreading misleading information about the Covid pandemic.
During an interview on CNN on Monday with Brian Stelter, Fauci pulled few punches in naming the network and the Trump confidante as doing a disservice to the public. The brief clip of the interview was shown at the beginning of the 5:00 p.m. edition of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, guest hosted by Jim Acosta.
The comments from Fauci came just hours after he publicly questioned the decision by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to effectively end all indoor lockdowns in that state. With Covid cases up nearly