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CDC Director, HHS Secretary hold COVID-19 briefing in Atlanta

They are speaking at the CDC's headquarters this afternoon.

ATLANTA — UPDATE: The press conference has concluded. You can watch some of Dr. Redfield's remarks above and more on our YouTube channel.

Original story below

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar are giving a COVID-19 briefing in Atlanta this afternoon.

The two officials will be speaking at the CDC's Atlanta headquarters. Their press conference begins at 3:45 p.m., and 11Alive will stream it here and on our YouTube channel.

According to a release, they will "the ongoing COVID-19 response and Operation Warp Speed," which is the Trump administration's initiative to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.

Dr. Jay Butler, the Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, will also be on hand.