Come on, Dr. Fauci. There’s a new incarnation of “Science” in town.
Federal officials announced Wednesday the appointment of Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo as the incoming director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). This position was previously held by Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Currently as director of the Division of Infectious Diseases of the UAB, Dra. Marrazzo gained substantial exposure through his numerous media appearances during the COVID-19 pandemic. He joined UAB in 2016, transferring from the University of Washington, and has extensive experience in the field of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
Dr. Lawrence Tabak, Acting Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), expressed his anticipation in a press release, recognizing Dr. Marrazzo’s considerable experience in leading international clinical trials and translational research, as well as in the management of significant research budgets and in the guidance of professionals. in the different stages of their professional development.
“Dr. Marrazzo brings a wealth of experience leading major international clinical trials and translational research, managing a complex organizational budget that includes research funding and mentoring trainees at all stages of career development,” said Dr. Tabak. “I look forward to giving welcome to Dr. Marrazzo to the NIH leadership team.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci served as director of NIAID from 1984 until his retirement in 2022, skillfully guiding the agency through major health crises such as the AIDS/HIV epidemic and the COVID-19 pandemic. 19, which earned him national recognition as an outstanding medical expert. His tenure was not without controversy, having faced resistance from AIDS activists in the 1980s and 1990s, and from those who opposed the COVID and vaccine mandates during the pandemic.
In August 2021, Dr. Marrazzo issued an “apocalyptic” warning about Covid-19 and issued the following advice.
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“Please consider wearing a mask when you go out,” he said, “You don’t need to wear one when you’re at home. Masks on school-going youth over the age of six. All the things we’ve been speaking, mask, use, hand hygiene and social distancing”.
“Masks have contributed to the control of this pandemic in other communities,” he added. “Even with masks, except when you’re eating, you can prevent this with really good masks. Three basic rules. Wear a mask. Make sure you wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer and keep your distance.”
Virtually everything the experts advised about the Covid pandemic turned out to be wrong. The masks did not prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, which proved to be almost universal in exposure.
Dr. Fauci officially retired on Dec. 31, 2022, and Dr. Marrazzo will assume her role in the fall of 2023, UAB said.
In her new role, Dr. Marrazzo will manage a $6.3 billion research budget for innovative treatments for infectious diseases and allergies. NIAID, with its 21 laboratories, including the Vaccine Research Center, conducts extensive research and tracks disease outbreaks nationally and internationally.
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