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Dr. Deborah Birx, COVID-19 Task Force (2020)




Genre: News conference

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-23

Duration: 00:29:15

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Edwards, John Bel | Birx, Deborah L. | Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Birx, Deborah Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Galligan, Thomas Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a press conference from September 23, 2020, with Dr. Deborah Birx, the Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, following a meeting with Louisiana and school officials at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. She discusses the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in Louisiana. It also includes comments by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and LSU Interim President Thomas Galligan.