Science & Medicine

449: Dr. Anthony Fauci

He knows his pandemics, of course. What’s more, the recently retired head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases can identify many birds just by their calls, “whether it’s a Carolina wren, a rufous-sided towhee, or a white-breasted nuthatch.” I believe he can do this blindfolded! Which isn’t any harder than eyes-open, but still.

Person: his wife, Dr. Christine Grady
Place: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Thing: a yucca plant
Randy’s Thing: an LP, Space Songs

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