Dr. Birx talks Tennessee's alarming COVID rates, schools, vaccine with FOX 17 News

Dr. Birx talks Tennessee's alarming COVID rates, schools, vaccine with FOX 17 News

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The White House coronavirus advisor set her sights on Tennessee during an interview with FOX 17 News’ Dennis Ferrier.

Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus response, set her sights on the impact of the virus in Tennessee during an interview with FOX 17 News’ Dennis Ferrier on Tuesday.

Dr. Birx spoke about in-person schools, supporting business and the vaccine.

FOX 17 News asked Dr. Birx a variety of questions as she's a key player in pandemic policy.

So how does Dr. Birx feel about Metro Nashville Public Schools, never fully opening even when numbers were not bad? She wouldn’t comment specifically, but did share she thinks in-person school is important and achievable.

“We’ve learned a lot from schools that did open, we’ve learned a lot form community colleges, colleges and universities that opened that a combination of planning, altering your facilities, clear communication so the expectations are set and now with aggressive testing schools can open we have seen that in Europe we’ve seen this across many parts of the country,” Dr. Birx said.

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