WASHINGTON: US Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Friday said it did not t matter if you look fit, if you look young, you are still at risk for getting and spreading and dying of coronavirus.
He took out his asthma inhaler while speaking out about the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on people of colour (African Americans).
Jerome Adams said that he had been carrying around an inhaler in his pocket for 40 years out of fear of having a fatal asthma attack.
The United States and Russia have discussed efforts to combat COVID-19 and global energy market stability.
According to White House, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephonic conversation also discussed bilateral and global issues.
Meanwhile, Turkey has ordered its citizens to stay at home for 48 hours across 31 cities including Istanbul and Ankara starting last midnight as part of strict measures to contain the spread of new coronavirus.
The interior ministry said in a statement the order would last until midnight Sunday.