Coronavirus testing only part of the solution to reopen US: Dr. Deborah Birx

The White House coronavirus response coordinator appeared on ABC's "This Week."

April 19, 2020, 1:14 PM

While acknowledging the importance of testing, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said Sunday that it is only part of the solution to reopen the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic.

"One of those critical -- critical -- legs of the stool is testing," she said on ABC’s "This Week" Sunday, but added that monitoring cases and expanding testing are the other two elements.

ABC’s Mark Remillard reports for ABC News Radio:

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