When the flight crew from the Delta Flight 1827 needed a doctor, they got one: The "Doctor of the Nation".
On Wednesday, US surgeon General Jerome Adams tweeted that the Delta staff asked on his flight if a doctor was there (19659002) "Why, yes, yes, there was," he said in the tweet, adding, " Like a good USPHS officer, I was glad to help! "
Delta spokesman Trebor Banstetter said in an email that "Delta Flight 1827 returned from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta before launching after a client's illness to the gate." Medical assistance was provided by the US Surgeon General, who collaborated with us Flight crew worked together to help the customer. "
The passenger's condition was not immediately clear, though Adams tweeted" Patient goes well. "
Neither the physician nor the airline disclosed what the passenger's medical problem was.
The Ministry of Health and Human Services did not respond immediately to a request for comment.
An anesthetist, Adams was previously India's health commissioner and was best known in recent years for his response to an HIV outbreak that infected 181 people in a rural district of Indiana
He also worked on causing panic United States because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
According to Clarion Ledger, Adams was sent to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, to oversee the opioid epidemic with a panel of experts and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R), who praised the doctor [diskutieren] for his good Act