Anthony Fauci was hosed down, naked, in what looked like a kiddy pool after being mailed mysterious white powder
Polio wrote that last summer Anthony Fauci, chief of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was sent mail containing white powder. This preview of the new Nightmare Scenario is by Yasmeen Abtaleb and Damian Palaetta.
Fauci believed the mysterious white substance to be one of three things: a prank “to scare him;” anthrax, which would make him “seriously ill but which he could probably survive;” or ricin, which would make him a “dead duck.”
Chemical testing proved negative for anthrax, ricin and other chemicals. However, Fauci was “down to the skivvies at a lab chemical lab” and stood “naked in a pool that looked like a kiddy swimming pool” while his teammates waited for results. Politics
Previously reported excerpts of Nightmare Scenario revealed Trump once joked he hoped COVID-19 would “take out” former National Security Adviser John Bolton, and had even proposed the U.S. house COVID-19 patients at Guantanamo Bay. Fauci described the white-powder missive in an interview earlier this year with . But he omitted the mention of the kiddy swimming pool.