Fauci Tests Positive for COVID-19by By Madeline Farber · WebMD
June 15, 2022 -- Anthony Fauci, MD, the chief medical officer to the White House, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Fauci, who is also the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tested positive for COVID-19 on a rapid antigen test, according to a statement from the NIAID.
Fauci, who is fully vaccinated and has received his second booster dose, is experiencing mild symptoms and will isolate at home. The 81-year-old has not recently been in close contact with President Joe Biden or other senior government officials, the statement said.
“Dr. Fauci will follow the COVID-19 guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and medical advice from his physician and return to the NIH when he tests negative," according to the statement.
NIAID news release, June 15, 2022.