Judge drops virus related case against US surgeon general

  • U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams speaks at George Washington University Hospital, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in Washington, as Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar listens. The two spoke before watching COVID-19 vaccines being administered. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

HONOLULU — A judge in Honolulu dismissed charges Wednesday against U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams after he was cited for allegedly violating local coronavirus restrictions while in Hawaii to help with COVID-19 surge testing efforts.