Same thing here, Dr. Fauci.
America’s top infectious disease expert said he is most looking forward to ordering a beer and burger from a restaurant when the coronavirus pandemic draws to a close.
Dr. Anthony Fauci made the comments during a recent radio interview with LA-area DJ Maggie McKay on 94.7 The Wave, explaining that he and his wife Christine Grady haven’t had a traditional sit-down meal at a restaurant since February. Instead, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases said he and his spouse were going to pick up in no time.
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“What’s the first thing you’re going to do when this whole thing is over?” McKay asked, referring to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
“Wow,” said Fauci. “It’s very simple, but just go to a restaurant or bar where I come home late at night from work. My wife works here at the NIH with me and we go home together almost every night. It’s usually quite late,” I think we both fall into the category of workaholics. ”
“And what I used to really like was, instead of going home to cook, to just stop at a favorite little restaurant or a bar on the way home and sit there and have a beer and a burger or something. to drink and just relax, ”he shared.
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“We haven’t been to an establishment like this since, literally, maybe February. All we’ve done is takeout because most restaurants don’t actually have seats,” Fauci said. “I’d like to get back to that kind of normalcy, just kind of reconnect with the way things were when they were normal.”
In another bite of lifestyle advice, the member of the White House coronavirus task force said he likes to clear his head with brisk walks. Fauci said he and his wife sometimes go out “quite late in the evening” after “5 pm, 6 pm days” to exercise, taking walks around the neighborhood.
“When I go home at night, I make it a point to do a power walk nearby,” he revealed. “It’s dark, it’s not as pleasant as doing it with the sun on your face, but that practice is absolutely essential to get rid of the stress of the day.”
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In other Fauci family news, the infectious disease expert said that due to the pandemic on Christmas Eve or Christmas, he and his wife will not see their three adult children on his birthday, and he urged other Americans to do the same.
“This can’t be normal this Christmas because we are already in a very difficult situation, and we will make it worse if we don’t do it,” he said in an interview with the Washington Post. Power Up newsletter.
Fox News’ Bradford Betz contributed to this report.