• Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks with the Economic Club. Photo Credit: The Economic Club of Washington, D.C./Joyce N. Boghosian

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases | January 29, 2016
Surveyed infectious disease threats in U.S. and worldwide.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was the featured speaker for the first event of 2016. Addressing global concern about the rapid spread of the mosquito-born Zika virus, Dr. Fauci said that the United States is taking the issue “very seriously.” He explained, "What we do is prepare for a major outbreak. In reality, we believe it is unlikely it will happen."

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