Fauci tells child on Will Smith's new show not to worry about giving Tooth Fairy coronavirus
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Anthony FauciAnthony FauciFauci warns new coronavirus mutation may cause virus to spread more easily GOP Arizona lawmaker says Fauci and Birx 'undermine' Trump's coronavirus response Overnight Health Care: Experts fear July 4 weekend will exacerbate coronavirus spread | Texas Gov. Abbott will require masks in most of the state | Fauci warns: 'We are not going in the right direction' MORE, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, reassured a 7-year-old from Los Angeles this week that the Tooth Fairy is not at risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. 

“Can the tooth fairy still come if I lose my tooth because of the coronavirus? And can she catch the virus?” asked a girl named Ava as part of a new Snapchat series hosted by Will Smith called “Will From Home.”

“I don't think you need to worry about the Tooth Fairy,” responded Fauci, who has become the face of the Trump administration's COVID-19 response team. “So when … your tooth [falls] out, you stick it under the pillow and I'll guarantee you that that Tooth Fairy is not going to get infected and is not going to get sick.” 


In another question, Fauci told a couple of his young questioners that they can go out for a walk as long as they stay 6 feet away from anyone else. 

New episodes of the “Will From Home” series are out on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays and are available to watch on Snapchat Discover and YouTube, according to ABC News

The episode with Fauci will be released Wednesday. Some of it was released early in segments by ABC’s “Good Morning America.”