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Dr. Deborah Birx: ‘We have to change our behavior now’


The coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, Dr. Deborah Birx, tells TODAY that with infections surging in Texas, Arizona, California and Florida, the pandemic is “very serious and very real.” Calling for Americans to wear masks and avoid large gatherings, she says, “It’s hard for people to understand how deeply you have to clamp down … we have to change our behavior now before this virus completely moves back up through the north.”