Dr. Fauci and his wife are flanked by bodyguards while out walking after he receives death threats for coronavirus warnings

The country’s top infectious disease expert lives in Washington D.C. and was seen accompanied by the security detail in an episode of 60 Minutes where it was revealed the avid jogger must resort to power walking with them due to the harassment his family has received. Fauci’s wife Dr. Christine Grady told the show that it frustrates her husband how ‘the same message has to sort of be reiterated over and over again because either people don’t hear it, or they don’t believe it, or they don’t adopt it’ and now their children are having to deal with the repercussions. ‘That’s sad. The very fact that a public health message to save lives triggers such venom and animosity to me that it results in real and credible threats to my life and my safety,’ Dr. Fauci, 79, told interviewer Dr. Jon LaPook on the CBS show.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail