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Fauci Says Elon Musk’s ‘Absurd’ Tweets Will Turn Young People Away From Public Health Careers

Dr. Anthony Fauci claimed that Elon Musk’s “absurd statements” in “strange, bizarre tweets” could turn young people away from careers in public health during a Tuesday MSNBC appearance.

Musk took aim at Fauci Sunday with a post on Twitter in which he said his pronouns were “Prosecute/Fauci,” confirming in a follow-up tweet posted Monday that a future edition of the “Twitter Files” would explain the post.

“I’ve had to deal with and even though I don’t listen to or bother with those strange, bizarre tweets like prosecute me for what? I don’t know what he’s thinking about,” Fauci, who announced he was retiring as chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden Aug. 22, told host Andrea Mitchell. 

“What it does is it really is – turns people away, I’m afraid, younger individuals who were interested in getting into public health might say, ‘What is all this about?’ where public health officials who are doing nothing more or less than trying to save people’s lives by promoting and public health principles get attacked for reasons that seem inexplicable,” Fauci continued.


Fauci’s tenure as NIAID director was marred with criticism over decisions made during the COVID pandemic and his handling of the HIV/AIDS epidemic during the Reagan administration, according to The New York Times. During the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic, Fauci reportedly pursued a vaccine instead of retroviral treatments, according to the Federalist.

Fauci, whose net worth climbed by $5 million during the pandemic, also faced questions about the funding of so-called “gain of function” research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).

“It really is, I believe Andrea, a manifestation of the profound divisiveness which we have in our society right now and the politicization of science which leads to absurd statements like that,” Fauci said.

Musk did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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  1. It seems like every day we read about another otherwise healthy young person dropping dead of a heart attack. Hundreds of the healthiest people on the planet, young athletes, have dropped dead in the last two years from unknown heart ailments or myocarditis. Have you ever heard of this so frequently before? The mandatory vaccinations were never necessary for anyone under 50 without serious pre-existing conditions. In fact, if it’s not myocarditis, they even have another name for it now, SADS (Sudden adult death syndrome). Again, never heard of before the Vaccine. We know this typically affects young men more frequently and we also know there are effects on female menstrual cycles but the long term effects on fertility won’t be known for years.

    We also know that Fauci, and all the Democrats and especially Biden lied about the vaccine because Pfizer has admitted that they never did any transmissibility studies on the vaccine and, of course, Biden mandated it and called it “the pandemic of the unvaccinated ”. We now know the vaccine neither prevents one from getting COVID or from spreading COVID. Now the CDC wants to vaccinate every school child in America even though they are statistically in no danger and more likely to be killed by lightning. This is the biggest scam and conspiracy in medical history and Fauci, Twitter, the Democrats and everyone else who censored anyone who spoke the truth about the vaccines or the Draconian lockdowns has blood on their hands.

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