Trump’s Surgeon General criticizes the CDC guidance

Former chief physician Jerome AdamsJerome AdamsAirline director says masks ‘do not add much’ to flights Trump administration surgeon predicts ‘winter rise’ in COVID-19 Overnight Health Care – Biden urges parents to vaccinate children MORE It is not advisable to follow the latest COVID-19 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which claim that some people infected with the virus can end their quarantine after just five days.

“I love the CDC. Grew up wanting to work there and have been one of their most ardent defenders. I never dreamed the day would come when I would advise people NOT to follow their guidance,” he said. Adams i en tweet Tuesday. “They would not even follow it for their own family.”

I love the CDC. Grew up wanting to work there and has been one of their most avid defenders.

I had never dreamed that the day would come when I would advise people NOT to follow their instructions. Breaks my ❤️

But ask any of them. They would not even follow it for their own family. https://t.co/qm1yD4U7pR

Jerome Adams @JeromeAdamsMD December 28, 2021

“Whatever the CDC says, you should really try to get an antigen test,” Adams added in another tweet. “There is not a scientist or doctor I have met yet who would not do this for himself / their family.”

The surgeon’s remarks come after the CDC reduced the recommended insulation period from 10 days to five days for people infected with COVID-19 who are asymptomatic. The CDC added that people should continue to mask themselves around others for five days longer after leaving isolation.

The agency said the decision was rooted in science indicating that the majority of virus transmission occurs earlier in the course of the disease.

But Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care – CDC under fire for new guidance CDC comes under fire for new COVID-19 guidance. Biden says that if the medical team advises it, he will issue requirements for domestic travel vaccine MOREThe Biden administration’s chief medical adviser, suggested that the decision was for the purpose get people back to work.

“The reason is that with the sheer volume of new cases that we have and that we expect to continue with omicron, one of the things we want to be careful about is that we do not have that many people out,” said Fauci. CNN and added that he thought the decision was a good choice.

“If you are asymptotic and you are infected, we want to get people back to work, especially those with important jobs,” he added.

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