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Did Anthony Fauci Peak in Medical School? (Guest: Erwin Haas, M.D.)

August 19, 2021

Anthony Fauci should be thought of as a bureaucrat, not an expert on infectious diseases.

Anthony Fauci is one of the most powerful figures in the federal government.  He is certainly the highest paid bureaucrat, making $417,608 a year according to Forbes.   Fauci also doles out over $5 billion in grant money each year in his 38 year role as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Since Fauci has been working as a federal bureaucrat for decades, what makes him an expert in infectious disease control?

Erwin Haas, M.D. researched Fauci’s background and wrote an attempting to answer that question in his article. Read, “Anthony Fauci Peaked in Medical School,” published in The American Thinker.

Haas and Schieber discuss:

- How Fauci was tops in his class at Cornell Medical School

- How Fauci took one of the premiere jobs during the draft by entering the National Institutes of Health

- Fauci’s lack of clinical experience in infectious disease control and what he might be saying on masks, lockdowns, and vaccines if he had that background

- Why has the media and medical establishment propped up Fauci to be the “be all and end all” on COVID-19

- Why are Fauci’s limitations not noticed by two sitting U.S. presidents

- Does Fauci fill a void created by overly bureaucratic and large U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Erwin Hass, M.D., M.B.A., is a doctor and former commissioner in the city of Kentwood, Michigan. He's a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute on health care and economic issues.
erwinhaas@yahoo.com @erwinhaas2
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AnneMarie Schieber is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute and managing editor of Health Care News, Heartland's monthly newspaper for health care reform.
amschieber@heartland.org @HCPolicy