Thanksgiving advice: 4 questions to help you avoid COVID symptoms

Thanksgiving advice: 4 questions to help you avoid COVID symptoms

Thanksgiving is officially here, and that likely means you’ll be spending more time with your family or loved ones around a table. Not to bring down the mood, but family gatherings could increase your exposure to the novel coronavirus. CNN recently reported that there are four essential questions to ask before you meet up for … Read more

Winsome Sears on Covid: Virginia’s incoming lieutenant governor questions vaccines for those who’ve had the virus before

Winsome Sears on Covid: Virginia's incoming lieutenant governor questions vaccines for those who've had the virus before

Sears, who did not reveal her vaccination status during her successful campaign for the second-highest seat in Virginia, told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” that revealing it would create a “slippery slope” to being asked to reveal other personal information about her “DNA” and medical history.”The minute that I start telling you … Read more

Two confusing questions about Covid-19 booster shots, answered

Two confusing questions about Covid-19 booster shots, answered

The big Covid topic on everyone’s minds is boosters. On Friday morning, the FDA authorized Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna booster shots for all adults ages 18 and up. And later in the day, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel recommended the CDC follow suit and announce that every fully vaccinated person 18 and above, … Read more

8 lingering questions about the new Covid pills from Merck and Pfizer

8 lingering questions about the new Covid pills from Merck and Pfizer

The past two months have brought extremely good news in the fight against Covid-19. Two different oral treatments have proved effective at both preventing people newly diagnosed with Covid-19 from entering the hospital and from dying. “We’re accelerating our path out of this pandemic,” President Biden said after data on the second Covid pill became … Read more

Questions about the Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11

Questions about the Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11

“My mommy and my papi said that it will help keep me, my friends, my neighbors, my abuela all healthy,” Rosita tells CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the sixth town hall co-hosted by CNN and Sesame Street’s Big Bird and friends.”Your parents are absolutely right,” Gupta tells Rosita. “Covid vaccines are now … Read more

Family left with questions after ‘non-Covid-19’ death of Auckland rest home resident

Family left with questions after 'non-Covid-19' death of Auckland rest home resident

SuppliedThe family of Shanti Kumari, who died on Thursday, say they want answers about her death.The family of a grandmother who tested positive for Covid-19 say they’re confused about why her death is not being linked to the virus. Shanti Kumari, 87, was taken to North Shore Hospital on Wednesday night, shortly after receiving a … Read more

Kids ages 5-11 and the COVID vaccine: Answers to parents’ common questions : Shots

Kids ages 5-11 and the COVID vaccine: Answers to parents' common questions : Shots

Colin Sweeney, 12, got a shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as his mother Nicole stands by in Pasadena in Pasadena, Calif., in May. As of this week, kids aged 5-11 can also get vaccinated against COVID-19. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption toggle caption Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Colin Sweeney, 12, got a shot of the … Read more

Antivirals for COVID-19: five questions that must be answered

Antivirals for COVID-19: five questions that must be answered

Two of the core arms of pandemic preparedness — surveillance and vaccination — have produced ‘gold standard’ polymerase chain reaction tests for COVID-19 case monitoring and several effective vaccines for widespread population protection. But, for a time, little success was seen in antiviral research.However, recent industry announcements suggest that antiviral achievement is starting to catch … Read more

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

A healthcare clinician prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a commuter during the opening of MTA’s public vaccination program at the 179th Street subway station in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonOct 15 (Reuters) – Some members … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he is ‘bored’ by questions on COVID-19 deaths

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he is 'bored' by questions on COVID-19 deaths

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a ceremony to meet the paralympic athletes at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil October 6, 2021. REUTERS/Adriano MachadoBRASILIA, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that he did not want to be “bored” with questions about the milestone of 600,000 COVID-19 deaths that Latin … Read more