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WATCH: White House COVID task force holds news briefing

The White House COVID-19 task force held a news briefing on Thursday.

Watch the briefing in the player above.

The briefing comes as the highly contagious delta variant spreads around the country.

Speakers during the briefing include:

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President
  • Dr. Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States
  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Jeff Zients, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator

This story is developing and will be updated.