Museum unveils new Fauci bobbleheads after previous edition sells out
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The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame Museum on Thursday unveiled two new Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care: Biden unveils virus plan and urges patience | Fauci says it's 'liberating' working under Biden | House to move quickly on COVID-19 relief Fauci: We are not 'starting from scratch' on vaccine distribution Fauci says it's 'liberating' working under Biden MORE figures after previous models depicting the nation's leading infectious disease expert sold out.

The two new models include one featuring Fauci in a facepalm pose, a call back to a White House coronavirus task force press conference where he made the gesture.

He later told reporters he was trying to conceal a lozenge caught in his throat, but some interpreted the viral moment as Fauci concealing his chuckling after President TrumpDonald TrumpIran's leader vows 'revenge,' posting an image resembling Trump Former Sanders spokesperson: Biden 'backing away' from 'populist offerings' Justice Dept. to probe sudden departure of US attorney in Atlanta after Trump criticism MORE made a comment calling the State Department the "Deep State Department."


The museum says it will continue to donate $5 from every Fauci figure sold to the Protect the Heroes Campaign supporting the 100 Million Mask Challenge, adding that the Fauci bobbleheads alone have brought in more than $200,000 for the campaign.

"In April, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the first bobblehead of Dr. Fauci, who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984," the museum said in a statement.

"That bobblehead, which is individually numbered to 42,020, quickly became the best-selling bobblehead in the Hall of Fame and Museum’s history and it is now sold out," the statement said.