WATCH: UAB holds press conference regarding COVID-19, vaccines, hospital capacity

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UAB Hospital will be holding a press conference Wednesday to update the public on the coronavirus pandemic.

UAB Hospital CEO Anthony Patterson and Dr. Rachael Lee will answer questions regarding the virus, hospital capacity and operations, any and all updates on the vaccine as well as the spread of the virus.

On Monday, Alabama had it’s highest number of hospitalizations since the pandemic began.

The press conference will be held at 12 p.m. You can watch it in its entirety in the video player above.

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