"The federal government did not provide consistent messaging to the American people and that is fault number one," Birx said.
The nation's leading infectious disease doctor said that his daughter Alison's boyfriend's brother, an otherwise healthy 32-year-old man, died from the disease.
"There’s no other way to describe this," said CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
CNN's chief medical correspondent said the president, who has COVID-19, "obviously shouldn't be" back in the Oval Office.
President Donald Trump faced backlash after leaving the hospital where he’s being treated for COVID-19 to ride around and wave to supporters.
CNN’s chief medical correspondent says it's "very hard to trust or believe” Trump's medical team right now.
The president repeatedly denied that he had a "mini-stroke," even though no news agency claimed he had suffered one.
"We should be having a new discussion, which is ‘bring this down to near zero,'" CNN's chief medical correspondent said of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.
“The highest risk sort of scenario would be sort of the situation we’re talking about here," said CNN's chief medical correspondent.
"I'm not 100%," the CNN host told Dr. Sanjay Gupta on "Cuomo Prime Time."