In a CNN special report, Dr. Fauci said he was taken aback by the former president calling for states to reopen beginning in mid-April last year.
"I knew I was being watched," Dr. Deborah Birx, who worked on President Donald Trump's coronavirus taskforce, told CNN in an interview.
Birx said thousands of Americans died preventable deaths, but Rep. Ted Lieu and others accused her of being partly responsible.
"I still think about it every day," Birx said about Trump's comments to investigate whether light, heat and disinfectants could cure the virus.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the former White House coronavirus response coordinator, said President Donald Trump presented data to the public that she hadn’t approved. Somebody fed Trump a “parallel set of data and graphics” separate to those she provided, she said. Scott Atlas, the former president’s advisor and a lockdown sceptic, […]
Dr. Deborah Birx revealed that there were COVID-19 deniers in the Trump White House. “There were people who definitely believed that this was a hoax,” she said. Birx said that she liked going on the road during the Trump administration because she wasn’t “censured.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Deborah Birx says she always considered quitting while working on Trump’s Coronavirus task force. Birx faced criticism from the science community and from Trump for her work. She says her role and the pandemic were politicized, thanks in large part to Trump. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Dr. […]
Dr. Deborah Birx, one of the members of White House coronavirus task force, travelled during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, despite warnings from health officials to avoid doing so. Around the time of Thanksgiving, Birx had been among the health officials giving such warnings to the American public. But Birx skirted […]
Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said the winter surge of COVID-19 cases will be the “worst event” in US history. “This is not just the worst public health event,” Birx said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “This is the worst event that this country will face, not […]
Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said in an interview Sunday that the COVID-19 vaccine is “critical,” but it wouldn’t save Americans from the impending surge of COVID-19 infections. “Every state across this country needs to increase their mitigation, and every state needs to be critically informing […]
Americans who met with anyone they don’t live with over Thanksgiving should assume they have COVID-19 and get tested, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force says. Thanksgiving gatherings could cause a fourth surge of the virus, or a wave within a wave, Dr. Deborah Birx told CBS […]
The US reportedly surpassed 103,000 COVID-19 new daily infections on Wednesday, the COVID-19 Tracking Project reported. Experts have warned the US is entering the “deadliest” wave of the pandemic as cold weather sets in and people begin hunkering down indoors. Close to 9.5 million Americans have already been infected with […]
Leaders in Trump’s coronavirus task force have warned that the US is approaching a very deadly wave in the coronavirus pandemic. In internal reports, Dr. Deborah Birx warned that “much more aggressive action” needs to be taken to get the pandemic under control as the country heads into it’s “most […]
Documents obtained by The New York Times show officials in President Donald Trump’s administration pressured the Centres for Disease Control to relax guidelines for school reopenings earlier this summer. Dr. Deborah Birx, a physician on the White House Coronavirus Task Force directly took a role in asking the CDC to […]
US COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told those close to her that she is “distressed” at the direction of the White House coronavirus task force and is weighing if she will remain with the team, CNN reported Wednesday. The White House coronavirus expert told people close to her that […]
Dr. Deborah Birx has reportedly become “distressed” about her role on the White House coronavirus task force, sources close to her told CNN. Those familiar with her thinking say Birx views the latest high-profile member of the task force, Scott Atlas, as an “unhealthy influence” on President Donald Trump’s thinking. […]
Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House coronavirus task force on Monday, after less than four months on the team. President Donald Trump brought Atlas onto the task force in August, after he had appeared on Fox News for months, echoing the president’s anti-lockdown opinions. Atlas is a healthcare-policy […]