What are the Fauci emails?
- BuzzFeed’s report showed 3,200 pages of emails from Fauci’s inbox, with messages spanning from January to June 2020.
- The Washington Post’s report included excerpts of more than 860 emails during the period of March and April 2020 — when the coronavirus pandemic began.
What did the Fauci emails say?
In large part, the emails offer a glimpse into Fauci’s schedule and the hectic nature of the country in the beginning days of the pandemic. He offers a lot of advice to people who email him, while also trying to calm major fears about the pandemic.
- Fauci had a “polite, to-the-point demeanor.”
- Fauci’s schedule was often “frantic.”
- Fauci said in his emails that the opening days of the pandemic were “reminiscent of post-anthrax days” — a reference to when anthrax was sent in the mail across the country after 9/11.
- In the early days of the pandemic, Fauci said in his emails that he was really tired and didn’t get much sleep.
- At one point, Fauci said that a “vaccine is out of the question for at least a year or more.”