Indian-American doctor Atul Gawande who has been included in US President-elect Joe Biden''s newly announced transition coronavirus advisory board on Monday said he is grateful and honoured to be asked to serve and contribute to ending the Covid-19 pandemic. The 55-year-old Boston-based surgeon, who known for his writings and books about the medical field, expressed confidence that the virus can be brought under control, and lives and livelihoods can be saved.
"I'm grateful and honored to be asked to serve and to contribute to ending this pandemic. We have runaway spread right now. But I am confident we can get the virus under control, save lives and livelihoods, and bring people back together again," Dr Gawande tweeted.