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Americans have gotten to know Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), for his role on the White House coronavirus task force.
Fauci, 79, has been NIAID director since 1984 and has advised six presidents on health issues, according to his official bio.
WHO IS SURGEON GENERAL JEROME ADAMS?
The grandson of Italian and Swiss immigrants, he was born and raised in New York City. He's admitted that as a boy he was more inspired by baseball's Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle than medical heroes like Alexander Fleming and Florence Nightingale.
Raised Catholic, he attended a Jesuit high school and earned his bachelor's from the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts. He got his medical degree from Cornell University.