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White House coronavirus briefing for April 1

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The White House is expected to hold a Coronavirus Task Force press conference with the latest updates on the coronavirus response. The briefing will begin at approximately 5:00 p.m. EST. 

At a White House briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, discussed one of the models used to estimate potential deaths from coronavirus in the U.S. The best computer models, she said, predict that between 100,000 and 200,000 Americans will die from COVID-19 during the coming months.

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Live video will be available below as soon as the press conference begins.

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