U.S. infectious diseases expert Fauci had vocal cord polyp surgery: NIAID

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(Reuters) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases expert, had surgery on Thursday to remove a polyp on his vocal cord, according to a spokeswoman from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Fauci, who is the director of the NIAID, is at home and resting, the spokeswoman added.

(Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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