[NFA] U.S. COVID-19 infections are climbing in parts of the country with low vaccination rates, and former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned a new Delta variant would likely infect most unvaccinated Americans. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
The White House acknowledged it will not meet President Joe Biden's goal of delivering at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose to 70% of U.S. adults by Independence Day. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was participating in “embarrassing Covid theater” by wearing a mask and face shield on his trip to the Philippines, where masks and face shields are government mandated.
More than 99% of pregnant women admitted to hospital with Covid-19 are unvaccinated, according to new data. Professor Marian Knight, who is the chief investigator of the study, expressed her concern following the findings and is encouraging pregnant women to get vaccinated. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Delta coronavirus variant appears to cause more severe illness and spread as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal document from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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While more than half of US counties have high levels of COVID-19 transmission, around a third of those eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine have yet to receive a dose, according to CDC data. Some healthcare providers are searching for new ways to reach them.
A Pennsylvania mom says she was hesitant about the Covid-19 vaccine with not knowing its effects but credits prayer and doing research for changing her mind. Read more on vaccine safety at the CDC’s website.
Tempers flared in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday after its chief physician urged lawmakers to resume wearing masks to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, with the top Democrat labeling Republican opposition as "moronic" as masks and other measures to control COVID return to daily life in the U.S. This report produced by Garay Gavino.
Dr. Leana Wen discusses the CDC’s updated guidance that recommends fully-vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with “substantial” and “high” transmission of Covid-19, saying that it is mostly the right policy, but criticizing its communication.
Opioid overdose deaths rose 30% last year, making 2020 the year with the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in the US, according to the CDC. CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen reports on this health crisis that continued to plague the US amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new data analysis identifies clusters of unvaccinated people, most of them in the southern United States, that are vulnerable to surges in Covid-19 cases and could become breeding grounds for even more deadly Covid-19 variants. CNN’s senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen reports.
Decades before Dr. Anthony Fauci took on the Covid-19 pandemic, he was a leading researcher on HIV and AIDS. On June 5, 1981, the US CDC released the first official report of illnesses that would later become known as AIDS. CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen speaks to Dr. Fauci, 40 years after the report was released.
CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen says it may be unlikely that President Biden meets his goal of having 70% of adults get at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by July 4, as the pace of US vaccinations falls.