25 Jan 2021
Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy, 43, US President Joe Biden's pick for Surgeon General, on Sunday said that the deadly COVID-19 is going to "continue to change" and the country has to be ready to deal with the crisis, calling for better genomic surveillance and more investment in contact tracing.
10 Nov 2020
Keeping his promise of acting on the coronavirus pandemic as soon as he takes office, US President-elect Joe Biden formed a task force, which will guide his administration.
09 Nov 2020
In a grim turn of events, the United States became the first nation where coronavirus cases have trumped the ten million mark; the tally stands at 10,288,480. The powerful country has so far lost 243,768 to the contagious disease.
08 Nov 2020
As the United States has been more focused on the Presidential elections this past week, the COVID-19 situation has worsened.
01 Jul 2017
Two prominent Indian-Americans are among a list of 38 immigrants who will be honored this year for their contributions to the American culture and economy.
23 Apr 2017
Indian-origin Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who was appointed by the Obama Administration has been asked to leave by the Trump administration.
10 Dec 2016
A new report released by the Surgeon General of the United States includes e-cigarettes as a major health threat to the public.