Bloomberg Law
Sept. 21, 2022, 7:43 PM

Fauci Clarifies Biden’s ‘Pandemic is Over’ Remarks: Work Remains

Jeannie Baumann
Jeannie Baumann

The buzz about President Joe Biden’s “the pandemic is over” remarks omits his critical clarification that a lot of work lies ahead, Anthony S. Fauci said.

“I’ve gotten asked maybe 500 times since Sunday what the president was referring to,” the White House chief medical adviser said to laughter Wednesday at The Atlantic Festival. “And if you look at his entire quote, it’s not incompatible with what I had said the day before that we still have a lot of challenges ahead.”

Biden’s statement that “the pandemic is over” on 60 Minutes, which aired Sept. 18, stirred a ...

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