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bbc.com Anthony Fauci wins Israel's Dan David $1m prize for 'defending science' BBC News 2-3 minutes image copyrightEPA image captionDr Fauci has been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 The US top infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, has been awarded a prestigious $1m (£717,000) Israeli prize for his commitment to science. Dr Fauci, who was often at odds with former President Trump over how to handle the pandemic, was given the Dan David Prize for "defending science". He was also praised for advocating for Covid vaccines, and for his leadership on HIV research and Aids relief. Dr Fauci, 80, has advised seven US presidents. He was recognised for "courageously defending science in the face of uninformed opposition during the challenging Covid crisis", the awards committee said in a statement. He "is the consumma