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Fauci Heads to Capitol Hill For More Covid Funding (Podcast)

May 10, 2022, 8:45 PM

Dr. Anthony Fauci is a household name, but that doesn’t mean he gets everything he wants from Congress. As the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Fauci is heading to Capitol Hill to try to convince legislators to fund President Biden’s $10 billion Covid-19 bill.

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Bloomberg Law health reporter Jeannie Baumann spoke to Dr. Fauci about what his agency needs the funding for, what will happen if it doesn’t materialize, and whether we’ll see a new viral variant in the future.

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To contact the reporter on this story: David Schultz in Washington at dschultz@bloombergindustry.com