Reporter Banned From White House Briefing After Registering High Body Temperature


An unidentified reporter was blocked from entry into a White House briefing on the coronavirus after registering an above-normal temperature.

White House VP press secretary Katie Miller said the temperature of the reporter was taken three times over a 15-minute period. All of the results registered above normal and the Center for Disease Control guidelines.

The incident marks the first known restriction on media access because of the coronavirus.

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