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Trump administration distances itself from latest attack on Fauci

The US top infectious diseases expert is urging the White House to stop attacks on him and focus on the coronavirus.

The White House is distancing itself from a scathing attack made on the country’s top infectious diseases expert by a senior Trump adviser.

It follows an op-ed in the US media criticising Dr Anthony Fauci.

Trump says he has a good relationship with Fauci and the article was “unacceptable”.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC.