White House COVID-19 Response Team Briefing

The White House COVID-19 Response Team held a virtual briefing on the Biden administration’s efforts to combat the pandemic. White Houseread more

The White House COVID-19 Response Team held a virtual briefing on the Biden administration’s efforts to combat the pandemic. White House senior adviser Andy Slavitt spoke about the partnership between pharmaceutical companies Johnson & Johnson and Merck to produce the vaccine as well as new Federal Emergency Management Agency sites being established to administer the vaccine in underserved communities. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky spoke about virus trends, which showed the U.S. was experiencing about 62,000 cases and 2,000 deaths per day. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the nature of the virus and its variants, and touted the efficacy and safety of all three Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines. The officials urged the public to continue to maintain mitigation measures while the vaccine becomes more readily available. close

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Program ID:
509609-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 05, 2021 | 11:04am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 06, 2021 | 2:53am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 05, 2021 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 05, 2021 | 4:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2021 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2021 | 2:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 06, 2021 | 4:25am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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