The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a bobblehead to honor Dr. Anthony Fauci.
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum says it will be donating $5 from every bobblehead sold to the American Hospital Association in support of the 100 Million Mask Challenge.
The is the first bobblehead of Dr. Fauci, who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984. Standing on a base bearing his name, the bobblehead features Fauci wearing a suit and illustrating how the nation needs to “flatten the curve”.
The bobblehead is a presale item at this time and is not expected to ship until July.
The cost is $25 a piece and shipping will add another eight dollars to your total.
You can view the bobblehead online here.
You can read more information about Dr. Fauci from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame below…
As head of the NIAID since 1984, the 79-year-old Fauci has advised six presidents. According to The Hill, the renowned immunologist’s credibility within the medical community prompted U.S. senators to request that he become the face of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus – also known as COVID-19. Along with keeping President Trump aware of new developments, Fauci is leading the administration’s efforts to monitor, contain, and mitigate the spread of the virus while making sure the American people have up-to-date health and travel information.
Dr. Fauci has helped to influence decisions on where research should be directed while overseeing an agency with a budget of $5.9 billion. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the U.S., by President George W. Bush in 2008. According to a 2019 analysis of Google Scholar citations, Dr. Fauci ranked as the 41st most highly cited researcher of all time.