Lawmakers ask Fauci about ‘cruel’ dog experiments under NIAID

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Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to accusations by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as he testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 20. A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is demanding answers from Fauci about reports that an institute under his leadership funded “cruel” drug toxicity experiments in dogs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
Mimi Nguyen Ly  The Epoch Times A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is demanding answers from top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci about reports that an institute under his leadership funded “cruel” drug toxicity experiments in dogs. Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health. Documents show that NIAID spent $1.68 million in taxpayer funds for animal experimentation. The tests were conducted between October 2018 and February 2019 at SRI International, a research group headquartered in Menlo Park, California. The experiment involved injecting and force-feeding 44 beagle puppies between six and eight months old with an experimental drug for several weeks, befor
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