Will America’s Impatience Destroy the “Great Hope” of Dr. Birx? Published: September 25, 2020 UTC: 8:41 PM. April 26, 2020 UTC: 11:26 PM. Dr. Birx was recently on NBC News saying that though coronavirus trends are ‘hopeful,’ we still need a breakthrough in testing before relaxing the quarantine measures. Many Americans don’t seem to care.