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    Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, detailed that he had to repeatedly tell Trump the facts but has stopped appearing at daily COVID-19 briefings, causing questions on Twitter.

    ​Twitter users have noticed the absence of Anthony Fauci at recent COVID-19 task force briefings, assuming that he and US President Donald Trump are not seeing eye-to-eye after the former noted in an interview for Science magazine that he had to repeatedly explain the facts of the coronavirus pandemic to the president. 

    Some users suggest theories and reasons for why Fauci skipped the briefing

    ​Some offered more emotional confessions.

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