Indian origin surgeons Dr Vivek Murthy and Dr Atul Gawande, have been included in Covid-19 Advisory Board, that will guide newly elected US President Joe Biden on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 236,000 lives in the country.
The US is the worst-hit nation from the pandemic with nearly 10 million Covid-19 cases.
Vivek Hallegere Murthy is an American physician and former vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the nineteenth Surgeon General of the United States.
Atul Gawande is also an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.