Surgeon General Jerome Adams Tries To Walk Back Past Bad Mask Advice
Adams tried to walk back his earlier remarks about face masks when asked whether he regretted them on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” He rattled off a list of absurd health remedies from the past to explain himself.
“It’s important for people to understand that, once upon a time, we prescribed cigarettes for asthmatics ― and leeches and cocaine and heroin for people ― as medical treatments. When we learn better, we do better,” Adams said. He also doubled down on his skepticism about masks, arguing that recent studies dispute their effectiveness.
The United States is currently nearing 140,000 deaths due …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]