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Dr. Fauci Admits Pandemic School Closures Lasted Too Long, Defends Initial Shutdowns

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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Former National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci, America’s foremost public-health official during the coronavirus pandemic, admitted in a recent interview that school closures went on for too long.

“Shutting down everything immediately — and we didn’t shut it down completely — but essentially major social distancing and even schools was the right thing,” Fauci told CBS during an interview to promote his new memoir. Fauci worked in the federal government for decades and at one point was the highest paid federal employee.

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