what’s being done to combat the MPV (monkeypox virus) outbreak that is raging through the gay community, I also let him know how sorry I was to hear that he was retiring.Knowing his love for baseball, I framed a question to him around Willie Mays.
One of the all-time Major League Baseball greats, Mays sort of petered out during the last two years of his 22-year career with the New York Mets.
Rather than go out on top, Mays kind of faded. Baseball aficionados sometimes refer to this as “Willie Mays Syndrome.”So, I asked Fauci, “Are you leaving now to go out on top and avoid the Willie Mays syndrome?” Fauci had a good laugh. “Retiring is an inappropriate description,” America’s doctor said. “What I was asked was if I would continue to serve in my role at the NIH [National Institutes of Health] if Donald Trump was elected president in 2025, or if a Republican was elected, or if Joe Biden won a second term.