Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS
Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS

Coronavirus: Top US scientist Anthony Fauci gets Moderna vaccine

  • The widely respected doctor said he was taking the shot ‘as a symbol to the rest of the country’ about his confidence in its safety and efficacy
  • A new poll shows Americans’ willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine as soon as they can has jumped to 46 per cent – up from 26 per cent in October

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS
Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland, on Tuesday. Photo: TNS
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