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.
According to the White House Medical Unit, the temperature was taken three times over a 15 minute period – all three registered above the @CDCgov 100.4 guidelines. https://t.co/E2uORqvcxS