NIH Admits to ‘No Control’ Over How U.S. Grants Were Used at Wuhan Institute of Virology During an interview with radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt published June 2 on YouTube, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institute for Health (NIH) and Dr. Anthony Fauci’s boss, admitted that the U.S. government had “no control” over how grant funds provided by the NIH were used by the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). #covid