1. White House Identifies Los Angeles Area As Coronavirus Hotspot, But County Official Says Trendlines Are “Looking Pretty Good”  Deadline
  2. Dr. Birx shares promising coronavirus statistics  CNN
  3. White House says D.C. region among worst in country, as summer closures continue  The Washington Post
  4. With social distance safety warnings, Birx tempers Trump's reopening message  POLITICO
  5. Dr. Deborah Birx responds to latest study on risks of hydroxycholoquine for COVID-19  CBS News
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Dr. Deborah Birx identified the L.A. area and two other major cities as places of concern due to a "persistent high number of cases."Dr. Deborah Birx identified the L.A. area and two other major cities as places of concern due to a "persistent high number of cases."

White House Identifies Los Angeles As Area Of “Persistent” Outbreak – Deadline

Deborah Birx said she has asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work with officials in the nation’s capital.Deborah Birx said she has asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work with officials in the nation’s capital.

White House says D.C. region among worst in country, as summer closures continue - The Washington Post

Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday announced a “dramatic decline” in coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations across the country, particularly in the New York City metro area, during a White House briefing. Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday announced a “dramatic decline” in coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations across the country, particularly in the New York City metro area, during a White House briefing. 

“DC is the metro area with the highest coronavirus positivity rate, per Dr. Birx.”

Josh Dawsey on Twitter: "DC is the metro area with the highest coronavirus positivity rate, per Dr. Birx."

“Dr. Birx tells reporters the metro area with the most stubborn level of Coronavirus infections is Washington DC, followed by Baltimore, Chicago, and Minneapolis”

Jamie Dupree on Twitter: "Dr. Birx tells reporters the metro area with the most stubborn level of Coronavirus infections is Washington DC, followed by Baltimore, Chicago, and Minneapolis"

“We need to take proactive steps to combat #COVID19. That’s why several bipartisan E&C leaders and I sent a letter to White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx urging the Trump Admin to develop a national #COVID19 vaccine plan. https://t.co/i8J01gPKFd”

Rep. Frank Pallone on Twitter: "We need to take proactive steps to combat #COVID19. That’s why several bipartisan E&C leaders and I sent a letter to White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx urging the Trump Admin to develop a national #COVID19 vaccine plan. https://t.co/i8J01gPKFd"

“If you feel like you haven't seen Dr. Birx speaking in the briefing room in awhile, that's because she hasn't. This is her first appearance since April 27, which is the date of the last official coronavirus task force briefing. Dr. Fauci has said to expect more from them soon.”

Monica Alba on Twitter: "If you feel like you haven't seen Dr. Birx speaking in the briefing room in awhile, that's because she hasn't. This is her first appearance since April 27, which is the date of the last official coronavirus task force briefing. Dr. Fauci has said to expect more from them soon."

Dr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said she has asked the CDC to investigate the L.A. area to determine why cases are still on the rise even though it has been shut down for two months.Dr. Deborah Birx, a key member of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, said she has asked the CDC to investigate the L.A. area to determine why cases are still on the rise even though it has been shut down for two months.

White House Expresses Concern Over Continued Growth Of Coronavirus Cases In LA – CBS Los Angeles

While some parts of the country are seeing major progress in fighting the coronavirus, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, on Friday singled out Los Angeles as one of three regions where persistent spread remains a significant concern. Speaking with reporters at the White House, Birx gave a mostly upbeat assessment of […]While some parts of the country are seeing major progress in fighting the coronavirus, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, on Friday singled out Los Angeles as one…

White House asks CDC to investigate coronavirus spread in L.A. area | KTLA

Local leaders say numbers going ‘right direction’

LA adds 35 more coronavirus deaths amid double-barreled lashing from White House – Daily News

The White House coronavirus task force has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work with Los Angeles — as well as Washington, D.C. and Chicago — to investigate the continued spread of the virus in the region.“Even though Washington has remained closed, L.A. has remained closed, ChicagoThe White House coronavirus task force has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work with Los Angeles — as well as Washington, D.C. and Chicago — to investigate the continued spread of the virus in the region.“Even though Washington has remained closed, L.A. has remained closed, Chicago

CDC to Investigate Los Angeles Covid-19 Spread at White House’s Request

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White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx told Americans they can start venturing out more Memorial Day weekend, but stressed public health precautions and social distancing measures — a message that seemed at odds with President Donald Trump's upbeat tone. 

With social distance safety warnings, Birx tempers Trump's reopening message

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons. The Washington, D.C., metro area has the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the country, Dr. Deborah Birx said at the White House press briefing on Friday. The region, which includes northern Virginia and several counties in Maryland, is of course the home to many who commute to work in the nation's capital. Birx said that D.C. is followed in positivity rate by Baltimore, Chicago, and Minneapolis. "These are the places where we have seen really a stalling, or an increase of cases as in Minneapolis," she explained. the coronavirus situation isn't yet noticeably improving in DC pic.twitter.com/kaJy3HaTA2 — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 22, 2020 The D.C. metro area specifically has a rate of infection three times higher than the areas directly surrounding it. Governors in Maryland and Virginia actually began easing restrictions in their states last Friday, The Washington Post reports, while protestors gathered in Baltimore County on Friday to push for a faster reopening. For now, the District is holding its stay-at-home orders due to the alarming number of cases. Jeva Lange DC, Baltimore, Chicago and Minneapolis are currently the metro areas with the highest coronavirus positivity rates, Dr. Birx says. pic.twitter.com/ZzRAoqhvOH — MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 22, 2020

D.C. now has the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the country

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force has offered Americans guidance on how they can enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer. Dr. Deborah Birx says people can enjoy the outdoors as long as they remain mindful of the need to stay socially distant. Birx offers the example of playing tennis with marked balls so players only touch their tennis balls.WASHINGTON (AP) — The coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force has offered Americans guidance on how they can enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer. Dr. Deborah Birx says people can enjoy the outdoors as long as they remain mindful of the need to stay socially distant. Birx offers the example of playing tennis with marked balls so players only touch their tennis balls.

Birx offers guidance on Memorial Day weekend | KOMO

Birx offers guidance on Memorial Day weekend

Dr. Deborah Birx said the D.C. metro area has the highest rate of COVID-19 tests still coming back positive in the nation.Dr. Deborah Birx says the D.C. metro area has the highest rate of coronavirus tests coming back positive in the nation – a troubling sign as parts begin to reopen.

Dr Birx: DC, Maryland, Virginia now nation's coronavirus hot spot | wusa9.com

Dr. Deborah Birx caution tempers the more aggressive approach of President Donald Trump, who said that the U.S. is "transitioning back to greatness" and showing signs of normalization as economiesDr. Deborah Birx caution tempers the more aggressive approach of President Donald Trump, who said that the U.S. is "transitioning back to greatness" and showing signs of normalization as economies

WH Coronavirus Coordinator's Chilling Memorial Day Message: 'Lot Of Healthy People That Look Healthy With COVID'

'Theses are the places where we have seen really a stalling' of cases, says Dr. Deborah Birx - Anadolu Agency'Theses are the places where we have seen really a stalling' of cases, says Dr. Deborah Birx - Anadolu Agency

DC area has highest positive COVID rate in US: official

Dr. Deborah Leah Birx, the White House coronavirus coordinator, says the D. C. area is the biggest region of concern in the U. S. right now when it comes to COVID-19 impact. In a White House press conference on Friday, Birx pointed out that Maryland, D. C. and Virginia are the top three states where there "is still significant virus circulating. ""Those are our top states as far as still having high number[s] of test positives," Birx said. RELATED |WHAT'S OPEN, WHAT'S NOT: D. C.Dr. Deborah Leah Birx, the White House coronavirus coordinator, says the D. C. area is the biggest region of concern in the U. S. right now when it comes to COVID-19 impact. In a White House press conference on Friday, Birx pointed out that Maryland, D. C. and Virginia are the top three states where there "is still significant virus circulating. ""Those are our top states as far as still having high number[s] of test positives," Birx said. RELATED |WHAT'S OPEN, WHAT'S NOT: D. C.

Birx: D.C. region is biggest remaining area of concern in the US when it comes to COVID-19 | WJLA

Birx: D.C. region is biggest remaining area of concern in the US when it comes to COVID-19

Dr. Deborah Birx OKed Memorial Day golf, tennis, picnics and beach excursions as long as best practices were used to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.Dr. Deborah Birx OKed Memorial Day golf, tennis, picnics and beach excursions as long as best practices were used to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Dr. Deborah Birx OKs Memorial Day golf, tennis with marked balls and socially distant picnics | Daily Mail Online

Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday expressed concerns that new coronavirus cases were reported in the Washington, DC, metro area and other cities.Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday expressed concerns that new coronavirus cases were reported in the Washington, DC, metro area and other cities.

Birx Puzzled by New Coronavirus Cases in Lockdown Cities

The task force leader urged people to be more active and social over Memorial Day — but from six feet away.

With social distance safety warnings, Birx tempers Trump's reopening message - POLITICO