Fauci Insists Unvaxxed Are ‘Real Danger’ In Final WH Appearance

Fauci Insists Unvaxxed Are 'Real Danger' In Final WH Appearance
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci speaks during the daily press briefing in the James S Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on November 22, 2022. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci claimed during his final briefing Tuesday that the “real danger” from COVID-19 would come from Americans who did not get vaccinated.
  • “The real danger is in the people who have not been vaccinated,” Fauci, who is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said. “If we’re going to see a problem this winter, it’s going to be among those people.”
  • Fauci’s tenure as NIAID director was marred with criticism over decisions made during the COVID pandemic and his handling of the HIV/AIDS epidemic during the Reagan administration, according to The New York Times.

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