Dr. Fauci’s Family Targeted With Death Threats

Dr. Fauci’s Family Targeted With Death Threats
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Few leaders have emerged remarkable during the tough times of pandemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci During these tough days, few leaders have become more famous than ever. And, the talk about famous political leaders will be incomplete without Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Dr. Fauci is a reputed, and famous medical expert in the United States of America. He is a key player in framing strategies that are used around the country for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, he plays an important role in the coronavirus task force, which is organized by President Donald Trump. Unfortunately, Dr. Fauci is not going through an easy time. Instead, he is facing a series of threats. He and his family have seen many security threats. Situations are quite adverse that Dr. Fauci is need of support from law enforcement authorities. To be more precise, he has requested for personal security. These security teams are meant to stand besides Dr. Fauci and his family everywhere, including his home. These details were disclosed by CNN, in one of their most recent reports. 

Declarations from the Law Enforcement Department 

According to the reports released by CNN, the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General along with the Agency’s Law enforcement arm has requested the US Marshall Service for help against these threats. Dr. Fauci has sought for help from these departments. Consequently, the US Marshall Service has deputized a team of HHS officers to protect the Doctor, and his family. 

Details about the threats, and the need for enhanced security was first published in the Washington Post. Few days ago, CNN confirmed on the news. The report (by CNN) spoke about the presence of many members from the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC, stationed in front of Dr. Fauci’s home and office. The security team was found at Dr. Fauci’s properties, at all times. Primary sources of the threats were not identified. However, news about these threats are quite certain.

The White House Meetings 

The White House Meetings have always been known for the steady flow of questions. When it comes to the safety of leaders, the questions often come in many ways, and intensities. This theory held “true” for Dr.Fauci’s security threats too. During one of the COVID-19 task force briefings, Dr. Fauci was questioned on his safety, and that off Dr. Deborah Brix. 

Dr. Brix is the White House Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator. Reporters where curious to know if Dr. Brix has received similar threats. Also, Dr. Fauci was questioned on whether special safety arrangements were made to protect Dr. Brix and her family. According to sources, Dr. Fauci did not have any responses to these queries. 

Dr. Fauci’s to response that revolved around security was very simple. He responded, “Anything…… with security …. I would have you …. ask the Inspector General of HHS”. Here, Dr. Fauci referred to the Department of Health and Human Services. 

However, there was a sudden moment of silence when President Donald Trump interrupted and stepped onto the podium. Trump said, “The nation’s …. infectious disease expert …. doesn’t require protection”. Trump continued, “He…. doesn’t need security”. Trump also quoted that everyone loves and admired Dr. Fauci. The President strongly believes that the country would be in trouble, if its key health experts are attacked in any way. 

A background study on Dr. Fauci

The pandemic has changed the profile of Dr. Fauci. In the process, issues around his welfare has also grown by leaps and bounds. One of the reasons behind this would be his protocols on how the pandemic has to be tackled. Dr. Fauci became famous for encouraging everyone to stay indoors. Well, this theory didn’t go well with the public. Many Right Wing Patrons voiced against the idea of having a lockdown in the first place. 

Even when businesses proclaimed that the lockdown was causing serious distributions to their financial stability, and operations – Dr. Fauci continued to advise Trump on how important the lockdown is. As a result, Trump decided to extend the lockdown. Dr. Fauci and Dr. Brix projected that 100,000 to 200,000 citizens would be affected, if the lockdown is not followed religiously. 

Dr. Fauci said, “…… the virus makes the timeline”. He also said, “You cannot make a decision …… until you see ….. what you are dealing”.