Fauci: I was scared of catching Covid in Trump’s White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci feels safer now under the presidency of Joe Biden. 

The US chief medical advisor confessed to Axios that he dreaded visiting Donald Trump for fear of contracting Covid-19. 

Although he didn’t "fixate" on the fear, he knew the White House was a "super-spreader location".

"It was in the back of my mind because I had to be out there … I mean, particularly when I was going to the White House every day when the White House was sort of a super-spreader location," Fauci said.

Trump’s White House proved to be such a virus-ridden location in September 2020. He hosted a crowded and widely mask-less event celebrating Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation, which led to three dozen positive Covid-19 cases, including his own.

At the time, Fauci called the event a “dangerous situation” and simply said that the data would "speak for themselves". 

Now, Fauci admits, he is much less stressed with Biden in office.

"Biden is very wedded to the concept of ‘science rules’ and you act on basis of what the data and the scientific evidence tells you to do," Fauci said.

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