The top U.S. infectious disease expert is shrugging off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump while the U.S. is keeping its borders with Canada and Mexico closed for another month in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tapped “The Godfather” in describing his relationship with Trump.
“It’s like in ‘The Godfather’ – nothing personal, strictly business as far as I’m concerned,” Fauci told Southern California AM radio station KNX1070. “I just want to do my job and take care of the people of this country.”
Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf said restrictions on non-essential travel will be extended through Nov. 21. The announcement comes days after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said it would keep its borders closed until the U.S. gains control of the coronavirus.
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