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

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.

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