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Washington, Jul 16 (PTI) US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy has revealed that he lost as many as 10 family members, both here and in India, to the COVID-19 pandemic, making a strong case for ...

Washington, Jul 16 (PTI) US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy, an Indian American, on Thursday said he lost as many as 10 family members both here and in India to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 disinformation has become so widespread that the World Health Organization has declared it an "infodemic." (Photo Credit: Twitter/@vivek_murthy)

  • Vivek Murthy called for a global effort to combat disinformation regarding COVID-19
  • Murthy stated that false claims have encouraged people to oppose vaccinations
  • The warning comes as vaccinations for COVID-19 have slowed across the US

Washington, Apr 2 (PTI) Vice President Kamala Harris has applauded Surgeon General Vivek Murthy for his tireless efforts in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic that has battered the country.

Washington, Mar 26 (PTI) Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy has been sworn in as the 21st Surgeon General of the US, a role in which his top priority would be to end the coronavirus pandemic ...

Washington, Mar 24 (PTI) Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy has been confirmed by the Senate as President Joe Biden's surgeon general, a role in which his top priority would be responding to ...

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Washington: President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, March 1, 2021, in Washington. AP/PTI(AP03_02_2021_000002B)

  • The US President has appointed at least 55 Indian-Americans in his administration to key leadership positions
  • Indian-Americans are taking over the US, Biden said, adding, "You (Swati Mohan), my Vice President (Kamala Harris), my speech writer (Vinay Reddy)"
  • Biden was interacting virtually with NASA scientists, who were involved in the virtual landing of Perseverance at Mars