Dr. Anthony Fauci backtracks on deadliness of virus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the health specialist on the coronavirus task force, has said the virus’s mortality rate is closer to that of a bad case of the flu. In a Thursday report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, Fauci conceded COVID-19’s death rate was twice that of the common flu, making it roughly 0.28 percent.

WATCH: Telehealth grows amid COVID-19 pandemic

As Americans were ordered to stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19, telemedicine has become key to patients receiving care without threatening the health of others. One America’s Jenn Pellegrino spoke to emergency room physician Jonathan Baugh to learn more.