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Former US Surgeon General defends Birx following report

Dr. Jerome Adams, former US surgeon general and White House coronavirus task force member under President Trump, took to Twitter on Monday to defend Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House's coronavirus response coordinator under Trump.

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Senate confirms Dr. Vivek Murthy as US surgeon general

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy as US surgeon general, a role he had held under the Obama administration and reprises during a key chapter in the Biden administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Two doses of Pfizer and Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine are necessary, officials say, but questions still linger

The United States is holding firm to the strategy to administer two doses of the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines a few weeks apart. Still, the idea of expanding the supply by dispensing only one dose hasn't faded away. The Trump administration's surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, said in a tweet on Tuesday that the good protection available with one shot "is better than great protection for a few."

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Trump's surgeon general questions guidance about getting 2 Covid-19 vaccine shots

Former US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Monday questioned the Biden administration's current guidance on getting both Covid-19 vaccine shots for the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines -- which were tested and authorized as a two-dose regimen spaced a few weeks apart -- in order to offer at least some protection immediately to more Americans.

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