Yasmeen Abutaleb

Washington Post

Health policy reporter for the Washington Post.

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President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci are at the center of the nation’s pandemic response. They haven’t spoken to each other in more than a month. Dr.

Trump sidelines and undermines Dr. Fauci. But the top doc won't quit

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