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China to test entire population of Wuhan for COVID as virus reemerges

August 3rd, 2021
China to test entire population of Wuhan for COVID as virus reemerges

Chinese authorities said they will test each of the 11 million residents of the city of Wuhan for COVID-19 after a handful of locally transmitted cases were discovered in the area, BBC News reported on Tuesday. Wuhan, where the coronavirus was first detected in 2019, reported three locally transmitted infections on Monday, according to the Associated Press. “To ensure that everyone in the city is safe, city-wide nucleic acid testing will be quickly launched for all people to fully screen out positive results and asymptomatic infections,” Wuhan official Li Qiang told a news briefing,... Read More

Delta variant is more contagious and likely more severe, CDC data shows

July 30th, 2021
Delta variant is more contagious and likely more severe, CDC data shows

The CDC says the delta variant is far more contagious than earlier strains of the coronavirus. Charlie De Mar reports on the new information. Then, Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonary specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to break down more of the CDC’s findings. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Delta variant fuels rising COVID cases in children

July 29th, 2021
Delta variant fuels rising COVID cases in children

Florida and Texas lead the nation with the highest percentage of new coronavirus cases. Louisiana isn’t far behind, and nearly every hospital there has canceled or postponed surgeries and other non-emergency care. The state is also seeing an alarming spike in cases among children. David Begnaud reports. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Local Matters: Florida’s spike of new COVID cases leads the country

July 27th, 2021
Local Matters: Florida’s spike of new COVID cases leads the country

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said vaccines are saving lives, as his state faces the biggest surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. Meanwhile, a red tide algae bloom is wreaking havoc on marine life off of Florida’s coast. Steve Contorno, a political editor at the Tampa Bay Times, joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” host Elaine Quijano with the latest on the state. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Fauci warns U.S. is heading in “wrong direction” as COVID cases skyrocket again

July 27th, 2021
Fauci warns U.S. is heading in “wrong direction” as COVID cases skyrocket again

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. is heading in the “wrong direction” with the coronavirus pandemic. Cases are skyrocketing, and as Manuel Bojorquez and David Begnaud report, most of those infections are among the unvaccinated. Then, internal medicine physician Dr. Stella Safo joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano with the day’s coronavirus headlines. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Protests spark across Europe against coronavirus mandates

July 26th, 2021
Protests spark across Europe against coronavirus mandates

Proof of vaccination is becoming law in countries across Europe, but some feel passports infringe on their privacy. Protests popped up across countries, including a violent march in Paris. CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer joins “CBSN AM” to talk more about the regulations and how most people feel about them. Continue To Full Article  Read More

07/11: Fauci, Gottlieb, Johnson, Kirby

July 11th, 2021
07/11: Fauci, Gottlieb, Johnson, Kirby

This week on “Face the Nation,” warning signs about new coronavirus cases, extreme weather affecting tens of millions and a threat to Russia following the latest cyberattack. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Tokyo moving forward with hosting Olympics amid rise in COVID-19 cases

July 1st, 2021
Tokyo moving forward with hosting Olympics amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Despite a spike in coronavirus infections, Tokyo is still planning to go ahead with the Olympics set to begin July 23. Japan’s Prime Minister said it’s possible the games will be held without spectators. CBS News foreign correspondent Lucy Craft joins “CBSN AM” from the host city with the latest. Continue To Full Article  Read More

COVID pandemic’s impact on mental health in America

June 29th, 2021
COVID pandemic’s impact on mental health in America

The CDC says more than 54% of the country has been vaccinated, causing most states to lift their coronavirus restrictions. However, new guidance from the World Health Organization says that even fully vaccinated people should continue wearing masks because of the highly contagious Delta variant. Doctor Jessi Gold, a psychiatrist and assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, joins CBSN to discuss the impact this type of conflicting information could have on the mental health of Americans. Continue To Full Article  Read More

India struggles with COVID-19 as a new infection targets survivors

June 20th, 2021
India struggles with COVID-19 as a new infection targets survivors

In addition to its ongoing COVID-19 crisis, India is now dealing with Mucormycosis, a fungal infection that can be deadly, especially when a patient’s immune system is weakened by the coronavirus. More than 28,000 Indians have contracted the infection, officials say. Chris Livesay has more. Continue To Full Article  Read More