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Fauci Defends Actions Regarding COVID Research at House Hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci, former top U.S. infectious disease expert, appeared before a House subcommittee investigating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. He faced questions and criticism from Republicans regarding the handling of U.S.-funded research in China and allegations of a cover-up. Fauci denied any wrongdoing, citing insufficient evidence for a lab leak theory and maintaining confidence in the natural origins hypothesis. The hearing also discussed the suspension of funding to EcoHealth Alliance, a New York-based virus research organization, and examined discrepancies in the handling of internal communications within Fauci's former agency.

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Sources: - https://apnews.com/article/fauci-covid-pandemic-origin-congress-a66625482f25824476ee315484790230 - https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/anthony-fauci-covid-origins-hearing-06-03-24/index.html - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/06/03/four-questions-todays-fauci-hearing/ - https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/4700041-fauci-nih-scandal-house-covid-19-pandemic-hearing/ - https://www.politico.com/news/2024/06/02/fauci-covid-research-investigative-panel-00161109 - https://www.wsj.com/politics/anthony-fauci-to-appear-before-house-committee-on-covid-06142639

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Alison Winters

2 weeks ago

It's almost like the Republican-led investigation is trying to find a scapegoat for their own poor handling of the pandemic. Maybe they should focus on actually helping people instead of throwing mud at Fauci.

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