Fauci to go into “modified quarantine”
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CBS News he will go into “modified quarantine” following exposure to a White House staffer who tested positive for the coronavirus. Fauci says he is “low risk” based on the type of exposure he had to the staffer and is quarantining out of an abundance of caution.
Fauci, who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, will stay at home, work remotely via teleconference and wear a mask continually for 14 days. Fauci said he may go into his NIH office during this time, but he will be the only person there.
Fauci also said if he is asked to go the White House or appear at a Congressional hearing, he will, but wear a mask and socially distance. Fauci is currently scheduled to appear before a …continued .
[Source: CBS News]