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- Courtesy of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- Dr. Anthony Fauci
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s top U.S. infectious disease expert, will participate in a Vermont press briefing Tuesday to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Phil Scott's office announced Monday that Fauci will appear for a limited time by video at the 11 a.m. briefing.
"Dr. Fauci will provide a brief perspective" about the "ongoing response to COVID-19 before moving on to questions," reads a media advisory Scott's office released.
The general public can view the press conference live here.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has emerged as one of the most respected White House officials addressing the COVID-19 crisis.
A member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Fauci has at times contradicted President Donald Trump's statements about the virus.
Vermont's response to the pandemic has earned its leaders, including Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine, widespread praise.
The Green Mountain State …