Eventually, Pitt took off his wig and glasses to thank Fauci and all those helping in the ongoing battle with the highly contagious virus — which, as of Tuesday morning has left more than 1,515,300 people in the United States infected and at least 90,200 dead, according to a New York Times database.
"To the real Dr. Fauci, thank you for your calm and your clarity in this unnerving time," Pitt said. "And thank you to the medical workers, first responders and their families for being on the frontline."
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