‘SNL’ parodies CDC mask announcement, with Kate McKinnon as Dr. Fauci

Following the recent Center For Disease Control (CDC) announcement that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don’t require face masks, Saturday Night Live’s May 15 cold open featured a parody of U.S. top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci (played by Kate McKinnon) explaining this – with the help of fictional acting troupe “the CDC players.”