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Surgeon General: 'The virus doesn't care about your politics' whether at Trump rally or protest

Added 09-23-20 10:57:03am EST - “Surgeon General Jerome Adams? on Wednesday said that the coronavirus "doesn't care about your politics," emphasizing that anyone attending in-person gatherings of any kind should follow public health measures.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Surgeon General: 'The virus doesn't care about your politics' whether at Trump rally or protest”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Surgeon General Jerome AdamsJerome AdamsTop health officials pledge to keep politics out of COVID-19 vaccine process The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Facebook — Trump, Biden duel in final stretch | Vaccine trial on pause after recipient's 'potentially unexplained illness' | Biden visits Michigan | Trump campaign has 18 events in 11 states planned in the next week Watch live: Senate hearing on vaccines MORE on Wednesday said that the coronavirus “doesn’t care about your politics,” emphasizing that anyone attending in-person gatherings of any kind should follow public health measures.

“I’ve got Democrats who want me to condemn people who are out at the presidential rallies, I’ve got Republicans who want me to condemn people who are going to vigils,” Adams said on ABC’s Good Morning America. “At the end of the day the virus doesn’t care about your politics, it doesn’t care what you’re going out for. It only cares if you’re following public health measures.”

U.S. Surgeon General on Pres. Trump’s packed campaign rallies as the coronavirus crisis as the death toll tops 200,000: “The virus doesn’t care about your politics.”@[email protected]://t.co/3DjPiVb0zF pic.twitter.com/FkNCWFbU0D

Adams's comments came after he was asked to weigh in on President TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE’s recent campaign rallies, which draw large crowds of often maskless individuals. Republicans have similarly criticized those attending Black Lives Matter protests in recent months for gathering in large numbers. 

“What I would say to everyone, politics aside: wear a mask if you can’t stay six feet away from other people, watch your distance and make sure you’re washing your hands as frequently as you can,” Adams said. 

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