"We have so much to look forward to. So much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope but right now I'm scared," said Walensky.
Last week, the country saw an increase in the number of reported COVID-19-related deaths along with the number of daily reported cases, which has risen from a seven-day average of nearly 57,000 to over 64,000 according to CDC data.
"We have committed to donating excess doses," Anand responded, before adding that Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Patty Hajdu had spoken on the issue previously.
She said Canada's leading officials are "on the same page in terms of the need to donate excess doses that Canadians aren't using," adding that the feds are "thinking of all of the options relating to any excess doses."