KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WMC) - Dr. Deborah Birx, a top member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force is paid a visit to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for a discussion on COVID-19.
Officials with UT, state and local officials and other health care professionals were also in attendance to ask Birx questions regarding the virus.
Last weekend, Birx stopped in the Mid-South paying recognition to the progress the region has made in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.
After meeting with officials from the University of Mississippi in Oxford she said she was “very encouraged” by how far the Mid-South has come as the pandemic continues.
Watch the main video at the top of this story for Birx’s full statement at UT.