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Some Posts About NIH Royalties Omit Fauci Statement That He Donates His Payments

Some Posts About NIH Royalties Omit Fauci Statement That He Donates His Payments

A nonprofit recently reported that, since 2009, the National Institutes of Health and many of its scientists received an estimated $350 million in royalties for developing experimental treatments. Some kept the money, but Dr. Anthony Fauci has said that he donates royalties he receives to charity — a detail left out of some online posts about the payments.

Dr. Fauci Still Treats Patients, Contrary to Dr. Oz’s Claim 

Dr. Fauci Still Treats Patients, Contrary to Dr. Oz’s Claim 

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been working for nearly two years to help end the COVID-19 pandemic — even treating patients with the disease. But Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, falsely claimed that “Fauci’s never taken care of patients.”

Answering Questions About #BeagleGate

Answering Questions About #BeagleGate

Q: Did Dr. Anthony Fauci fund experiments on beagles?

A: Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which has provided grants for medical studies using the dogs as test subjects. But the NIAID denied funding one particular project in which sedated beagles had their heads placed in mesh cages so sand flies could bite them.

Paul Knocks Flies and NIH Funding

Paul Knocks Flies and NIH Funding

Sen. Rand Paul made several misleading statements about the National Institutes of Health and some of the research that it funds.