Trump criticises Dr Birx over COVID-19 warning

Donald Trump talks up his working relationship with the coronavirus task force leader, after accusing Dr Deborah Birx of ‘hurting’ the administration.

US President Donald Trump has publicly rebuked the head of the White House coronavirus task force.

He has accused Dr Deborah Birx of “hurting” his administration after she said the spread of COVID-19 throughout urban and rural America marks a “new phase” in the pandemic.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports.