Surgeon General aided traveler with 'medical emergency' during flight

Leslie Hanson
May 17, 2018

Adams tweeted that he was aboard a Delta Airlines flight to Jackson, Mississippi, when the crew asked for a doctor to help them with a "medical emergency".

Thankfully for passengers on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Jackson, MS, the U.S. Surgeon General was on board to help with a medical emergency.

It was not immediately clear what situation Adams was referring to and what happened on the flight.

The surgeon general and two nurses escorted the patient off the plane and into the care of medics waiting at the gate. "Delta thanks the Surgeon General for volunteering his services in assisting this customer".


A broadly smiling Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., the surgeon general of the United States, took to Twitter on Wednesday to deliver a bit of happy news.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOregon governor to face state rep in November Ashford, Eastman neck and neck in Nebraska Dem primary Progressive pick Wild wins Dem primary for Pa. House seat MORE nominated Adams to be surgeon general a year ago, after Adams previously served as Indiana's state health commissioner. "Thank you so much for sharing this with us".

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant tweeted: "Nice job, Dr. Adams!"

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