Host Anderson Cooper addressed Fauci's extended media absence and said many people were eager for updates from him and other members of the coronavirus task force.
"There are certainly a lot of people who respect you and want to hear from you and Dr. [Deborah] Birx and other health professionals on a daily basis," Cooper said.
"Why aren't we hearing from the coronavirus task force on a daily basis anymore?" Cooper said, asking if Fauci or the National Institutes of Health could hold their own briefings on the virus. "I think there are a lot of Americans out there who really still want to hear from scientists every day."
Fauci responded, saying the media would "probably be seeing a little bit more of me and my colleagues."
"There was a period of time, there was a little lull in us being out there with the press, but I believe that's going to change," he said."We've been talking with the communications people, and they realize we need to get some of this information out, particularly some of the scientific issues, which I'm predominantly responsible for," Fauci added.
Fauci said the task force's role in providing daily information to the public has "changed a bit," and said a sub-group of the task force's doctors meet "much more often."
"The task force as a whole ... has been shifting somewhat, it's looking at the reopening, the economic impact, so there's more of an emphasis on that. But that's not to a diminution of the scientific issues," he added.