March 5, 2021

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Dr. Fauci presents his personal virus model to the Smithsonian

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president, holds his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus that he is donating to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Fauci presented the donation Tuesday night in a virtual ceremony honoring him with the museum’s Great Americans Medal. (Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the U.S. government’s pandemic response, has donated his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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Dr. Fauci donates his 3D model of COVID to Smithsonian museum

Dr. Anthony Fauci has donated his personal 3-D model of the coronavirus to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, which honored him with its Great Americans Medal.

“Dr. Fauci has helped save millions of lives and advanced the treatment and our understanding of infectious and immunologic diseases across more than five decades of public service,” museum Director Anthea Hartig said.

“His humanitarianism and dedication truly exemplify what it means to be a Great American,” she added.

Fauci, 80, who has led the nationwide COVID-19 response and is President Biden’s science adviser, was asked by the museum

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Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the U.S. government’s pandemic response, has donated his personal 3D model of the COVID-19 virus to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

The museum on Tuesday honored Fauci with its Great Americans Medal.

“Dr. Fauci has helped save millions of lives and advanced the treatment and our understanding of infectious and immunologic diseases across more than five decades of public service,” said Anthea M. Hartig, the museum’s director. “His humanitarianism and dedication truly exemplify what it means to be a Great American.”

The museum asked Fauci to contribute a personal

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Fauci Donates Personal Coronavirus Model To Smithsonian : NPR

Dr. Anthony Fauci holds his personal 3D-printed model of the SARS-CoV-2 virion during the “Great Americans Awards Program.”

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Dr. Anthony Fauci holds his personal 3D-printed model of the SARS-CoV-2 virion during the “Great Americans Awards Program.”

The National Museum of American History

There may be light at the end of the tunnel for the pandemic, but one piece of the virus will live on.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who became the public face of the government’s coronavirus response with daily press conferences and media interviews,

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