Friday, 19 October, 2018

Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight Trump's Surgeon General Jumps Into Action In Medical Emergency On Delta Flight
Kenneth Drake | 18 May, 2018, 15:52

He says the patient is doing well.

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, jumped in Wednesday, when a passenger aboard a Delta flight lost consciousness.

Adams, who was appointed by President Donald Trump, reportedly was on a flight to Jackson, Mississippi, when flight attendants began asking passengers if their was a doctor on board.

The Department of Health and Human Services did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Wednesday's incident.

The patient woke up, and Adams determined it was best for the plane to return to the gate and for the patient to go to a hospital for further evaluation.


Adams tweeted a call went out asking for a doctor, and he was happy to assist.

According to the Clarion-Ledger, Adams was flying to Jackson to visit the University of Mississippi Medical Center Thursday to discuss the opioid epidemic.

"Hello, Wow! We certainly thank you for volunteering as well as your service". He and the two nurses escorted the passenger to the gate, where medical staff were waiting. "Thank you so much for sharing this with us".

That doctor happened to be U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Fox News reported.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant praised the anesthesiologist and former IN health commissioner.

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