In a conversation with moderator Margaret Brennan of “Face the Nation,” Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams discussed the coronavirus vaccine, rural America, and health disparities among minority communities.
In a tweet about the conversation with “Face the Nation,” Adams said, “Glad to be here discussing #covid19, disparities by race, gender and geography, #vaccinations, and how we can end this pandemic- equitably!”
— Jerome Adams (@JeromeAdamsMD) February 19, 2021
According to CBS News, the doctor discussed the impact of COVID-19 on different demographics, telling Brennan on Friday that rural America has been just as negatively impacted by the pandemic as urban communities, “albeit in different ways.”
“Demographic data isn’t just about race — it’s about gender and geography and religion and language,” Adams said. “One of the things I’m hoping the new administration does is