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US Surgeon General says he has ‘no reason to doubt’ the 350,000 COVID-19 death toll in the US after Trump baselessly questioned its accuracy

US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday expressed confidence in the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s handing of COVID-19 data after it was baselessly criticised by President Donald Trump. “From a public health perspective, I have no reason to doubt those numbers,” Adams said during an appearance Sunday on […]
US Surgeon General says he has ‘no reason to doubt’ the 350,000 COVID-19 death toll in the US after Trump baselessly questioned its accuracy
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Surgeon General Jerome Adams said George Floyd ‘could have been me’

US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said George Floyd’s death in police custody “could have been me.” Adams POLITICO’s “Pulse Check” podcast that he and other Black Americans saw themselves in Floyd’s death, which rang familiar to the times he had repeatedly experienced racial profiling and been unnecessarily detained by police […]
Surgeon General Jerome Adams said George Floyd ‘could have been me’
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The White House appears to have silenced the surgeon general for his remarks on racial disparities in the coronavirus outbreak, as data shows black communities are hardest hit

The White House appears to have silenced Surgeon General Jerome Adams after he publicly remarked on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting minority groups in the US. Adams hasn’t attended a press briefing since April 10, when he made controversial remarks suggesting that minority communities were engaging in risky behaviours […]
The White House appears to have silenced the surgeon general for his remarks on racial disparities in the coronavirus outbreak, as data shows black communities are hardest hit
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The US’s top doctor is calling on Kylie Jenner and other influencers to help young people understand the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic

The US Surgeon General Jerome Adams called into “Good Morning America” Thursday morning to talk about the coronavirus pandemic. Adams called on social-media influencers – including Kylie Jenner and NBA player Kevin Durant – to help out in getting millennials and young people to understand the seriousness of the disease. […]
The US’s top doctor is calling on Kylie Jenner and other influencers to help young people understand the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic