Category Archives: CNN – Health

Bill Gates confident almost all Covid-19 vaccines will work well

Bill Gates confident almost all Covid-19 vaccines will work well

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes “almost all” the Covid-19 vaccines will work and work well, he said in an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria. Already, vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have shown to be effective in early company data, and Gates said he expects vaccines from AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Novavax to have…MORE

The USDA issues health alerts for some beef stock, samosas and tamales

The USDA issues health alerts for some beef stock, samosas and tamales

Health experts warn foods at home could bring more risk to a Thanksgiving season already disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The holiday will already look different for many as the US reaches a staggering coronavirus death toll of more than 255,000 and experts warn that traveling for gatherings will likely increase spread. And with…MORE

Coronavirus across the US is getting worse. Here’s a refresher on how to stay safe

Coronavirus across the US is getting worse. Here’s a refresher on how to stay safe

It’s a recurring headline these days: New cases of coronavirus are surging around the country, along with hospitalization rates and Covid-19 deaths. And with winter coming, health experts say it’s only going to get worse, as more people gather indoors to avoid cold weather. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended…MORE

FDA authorizes emergency use of the antibody cocktail given to Trump to treat Covid-19

The US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization for Regeneron’s antibody cocktail to treat Covid-19 in high-risk patients with mild to moderate disease. President Donald Trump received the therapy, called REGEN-COV2, when he was hospitalized for coronavirus. The treatment has to be infused into the bloodstream and is meant to…MORE

These girls see themselves in Kamala Harris

These girls see themselves in Kamala Harris

When US Sen. Kamala Harris of California was elected as the next vice president of the United States, girls all over the country saw someone like themselves elected to the second-highest office in the country for the first time. CNN asked photographer Kate T. Parker, who has been photographing the lives of girls since 2006,…MORE

Most coronavirus cases are spread by people without symptoms, CDC now says

Most coronavirus cases are spread by people without symptoms, CDC now says

Most coronavirus infections are spread by people who have no symptoms, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in newly updated guidance. It’s one of the main reasons mask use is so important, the CDC said. “Most SARS-CoV-2 infections are spread by people without symptoms,” the agency said in a section of its…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Yesterday a judge ruled that R Kelly’s sex trafficking and racketeering case will go to trial April 7th in Brooklyn.  Jurors will be selected over 10 days in mid-March. Kanye West is said to be trying to clone himself.  He is said to want an army of clones using his DNA because it’s his ‘duty…

Thursday’s Dirt

A lot of people were upset that ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ wouldn’t be on TV this year but that’s all changed!  Apple TV+ owns the rights to the Charlie Brown specials and have reached an agreement to show it on PBS November 22nd. Naya Rivera’s estate is suing for wrongful death.  The father of her…