U.S. Surgeon General nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy on COVID-19, vaccines, mental health and improving trust
As President Biden's pick for Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, awaits a confirmation vote he spoke exclusively to CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula about tackling the coronavirus pandemic and successfully vaccinating the American public. Dr. Murthy, who served as Surgeon General under President Obama, says he hopes to improve trust with the public and work closely with states and local communities. He is concern the toll the pandemic is taking on our mental health and says it is essential to send children back to school safely.