Category Archives: CNN – Health

Open a window to reduce virus spread, CDC tells schools

Open a window to reduce virus spread, CDC tells schools

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted new recommendations Friday on the importance of good ventilation in preventing coronavirus spread in schools and daycares. Its top recommendation: Open a window. It’s the first time the agency has separately emphasized the role ventilation plays in helping or preventing the spread of the virus, which…MORE

Canada to receive 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by end of March

Canada to receive 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by end of March

Canada expects to receive more than 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, with tens of millions more vaccines arriving between April and June, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Canada has secured access to nearly 400 million doses of vaccines, but manufacturers have been slow to ship the authorized medicine. Just…MORE

When will the US reach herd immunity and what will it look like?

A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, it appears that trends have finally shifted in a positive direction. New cases, hospitalizations and deaths are dropping rapidly, and the supply of available vaccine is growing. The country could be well on its way to herd immunity, the point at which enough people are protected against a disease…MORE

Why Americans shouldn’t turn their noses up at Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

Why Americans shouldn’t turn their noses up at Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

With Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine on the verge of being authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration, Americans are taking another look at the vaccine and it’s data. And what they see might initially give them pause. For several months, public health experts have praised the approximately 95% efficacy seen…MORE

Doomscrolling can steal hours of your time — here’s how to take it back

Doomscrolling can steal hours of your time — here’s how to take it back

You’re mindlessly scrolling on your phone after a long day at work, sifting through miles of negative posts. In what seems like minutes, hours have gone by. Doomscrolling has become a popular word over the past year to describe the habit of mindlessly scrolling through negative news. People lose their perception of time while scrolling…MORE

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