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FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, holds his face mask in his hands as he attends a House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee hearing on about the budget request for the National Institutes of Health, May 11, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, says he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden’s term in January 2025. Fauci, 81, became director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 1984 and has advised seven presidents. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Fauci: Not going to retire, may step down from current role

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), announced he will retire from his post once President Joe Biden’s term ends in 2025. According to reports Monday, the nation’s highest paid unelected bureaucrat plans to retire before he can serve under an eighth administration.