“I’ve seen a side of society that I guess is understandable but it’s a little bit disturbing,” Fauci said, adding that it is worse than when he worked during the HIV/AIDS crisis.

He continued, “Back in the day of HIV when I was being criticized with some hate mail, it was more, you know, people calling me a gay-lover and ‘what the hell are you wasting a lot of time on that.’ I mean things that you would just push aside as stupid people saying stupid things.”…

The NIH director revealed he has received “hate mail” and “serious threats against me, against my family, my daughters, my wife.”

“I mean, really? Is this the United States of America?” he asked.