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September 16, 2021

"Italy is doing well, better than the US, it has now become an example for the world": Anthony Fauci returns to Villa Firenze, the residence of the Italian ambassador in Washington, and promotes our country for the management of the pandemic , particularly for the percentage of fully vaccinated people over the age of 12, almost 75%, compared to 54% in the United States (63% with at least one dose).

"Italy was one of the countries most severely affected by Covid-19 and from your country we have learned a lot, acquired valuable data and analysis. Now you have become an example for the world," said the White House medical adviser, the best known American face of the fight against the pandemic, during an event.

"A sincere welcome back to Dr. Anthony Fauci from the Italian ambassador Mariangela Zappia to Villa Firenze, and thanks for her words of appreciation for the management of the pandemic in Italy", tweeted the Italian diplomatic representation, after yesterday evening the head of mission he had evoked the first canto of Dante's Inferno to suggest that faith in science, fueled by Fauci, helped us to find the "right path" that we had lost.

On May 18, the Italian-American immunologist received the highest Italian honor at Villa Firenze, becoming a Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.