The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, reassured families this week that of all the Chinese products coming down the chimney this winter, the Chinese virus won’t be one of them. Santa Claus, it turns out, is immune from COVID-19.
“Santa is exempt from this because Santa, of all the good qualities, has a lot of good innate immunity,” Fauci told USA Today in an interview published Friday.
That’s good news for jolly Saint Nick, who at about 1,750 years old and overweight would otherwise be at higher risk of serious complications from a virus he would certainly be exposed to on Christmas Eve.
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While Santa might be safe from COVID-19, however, it’s only a matter of time before the iconic Christmas character based on an early Roman Christian bishop becomes a