A journalist was denied entry into the White House Coronavirus Task Force news briefing Saturday after developing a fever.

Reporters had their body temperatures taken by staff at the White House as a precaution against the coronavirus.

One person was tested three times by the White House Medical Unit over a 15-minute period, and each time, the result registered above the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guideline of what constitutes a fever, 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Katie Miller, who is a press secretary to Vice President Mike Pence.

Fever is one of the symptoms of the coronavirus.

NBC News's Kelly O'Donnell said in a tweet that the journalist who was turned away appeared to be from China Global Television Network.

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