US: Vivek Murthy appointed as Biden's Surgeon General, Senate approved

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Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy has been made Surgeon General of President Joe Biden. The US Senate voted in favor of it by 57–43. Vivek Murthy said that I look forward to working with you to help make our country healthier and a better future for our children.



President Joe Biden chose California Attorney General Javier Becerra as Health Minister and Indian-American Dr. Vivek Murthy as his Surgeon General. In addition, Dr. Anthony Fauchi was named as the President's Chief Medical Advisor on the Kovid-19, while Dr. Rochelle Wallensky was director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Marcella Nunz-Smith the 'Kovid-19 Equity Task Force Was named the president of '.


Murthy (43), originally from Karnataka, was appointed as the 19th Surgeon General of the US in 2014 by then-President Barack Obama. Britain-born Murthy was the youngest person to hold that position at the age of 37. He was later removed from that post during the Trump administration.