The US Surgeon General Jerome Adams has called on Kylie Jenner and social-media influencers to help get young people to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on millennials and the coronavirus: “We need to get our social media influencers out there and helping folks understand that look this is serious.” https://t.co/M1e2wFmU6F pic.twitter.com/FNjZB12mKK
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“We need to get Kylie Jenner, we need to get our social-media influencers out there in helping folks understand that, look, this is serious. This is absolutely serious. People are dying”, Adams said on Thursday. He also called for NBA players Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell. The two NBA stars recently tested positive for the coronavirus, despite not showing symptoms.
Kylie Jenner answered the call and shared a message pointed toward mostly young people.
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STAY INSIDE. Kylie taking about the importance of self quarentine right now and how dangerous Corona vírus is. I know a lot of people still have to work, in my country a lot of people still have to work, so us, people who can do home office PLEASE DO IT. We need to stay inside for us and for those who can't stop working. I hope you all safe. #KylieJenner