Director of the National Institute of allergic and infectious diseases of the United States Anthony Fauci said that his family needs protection because of constant threats. He told this in an interview with CNN.

According to Fauci, his family receives death threats for his statements about the pandemic new coronavirus infection.

"in danger of death to me and my family and harassing my daughters to such an extent that I must claim the protection is just amazing," said Fauci.

USA ranks first in the world in the number of cases of new coronavirus infection. According to the Johns Hopkins University, the country identified more than 4 million cases, including more than 158 thousand were fatal.