Santa Claus will be coming to town this year, Dr. Anthony Fauci says.— CNN (@CNN) December 19, 2020
“I took care of that for you,” he says. “…I took a trip up there to the North Pole; I went there and I vaccinated Santa Claus myself. I measured his level of immunity, and he is good to go.” #CNNSesameStreet pic.twitter.com/CNJ520XTew
Dr. Anthony Fauci is reassuring kids who are worried they get won't a visit from Santa Claus this year. During "The ABC's of Covid-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall For Families" on Dec. 19, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases answered questions from children around the country. When some concerned kids asked how Santa Claus could safely deliver gifts amid the pandemic, Dr. Fauci had the perfect response.
"I took care of that for you," he said. "I took a trip up there to the North Pole; I went there and I vaccinated Santa Claus myself. I measured his level of immunity, and he is good to go. He can come down the chimney, he can leave the presents, he can leave, and you have nothing to worry about. Santa Claus is good to go." Watch the video above to see Dr. Fauci's spot-on answer for the curious kids.