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Nation's top doctor visits Camillus House, repeats prescription for slowing COVID-19 pandemic

MIAMI | Calling the COVID-19 pandemic the challenge of a lifetime, the nation’s top public health official traveled to Florida a current hot spot seeking ways to slow the deadly outbreak.

Specifically, he came to learn how one urban community has managed a particularly low incidence of infection among the homeless.

Dr. Jerome Adams, the 20th U.S. surgeon general, took a detailed tour of the Camillus House shelter for the homeless July 23, 2020, to see the array of protocols and health and safety equipment the agency put in place earlier this year.

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