Dr. Anthony Fauci, seen here depicted in a mural in New York City, is “a proud son of Brooklyn” who is helping the country get through the COVID-19 pandemic, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 20: People walk past a mural of Dr. Anthony Fauci by the artist SacSix on October 20, 2020 in the East Village of New York City. Dr. Fauci has recently been the focus of President Donald Trump’s criticism of the Corona virus. Trump has said that Fauci’s medical advice is flawed, despite being trusted by the majority of Americans. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)