Health

FDA Considering Rules On Vaccine Timeline

(CNN) - President Trump has repeatedly said the COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by Election Day. But new authorizations by the U.S. Food and Drug administration could delay that. Sources familiar with the situation say the FDA is assessing…

CDC Sets New Guidance Discouraging Halloween Activities

(CNN) - This next bit of news is definitely no treat for anyone! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging people to stay away from most of the fun activities Connected to Halloween. They recommend: Mo trick-or-treating!…

Survey: 40% Would Give Up Their Dog Over Phone

(CNN) - A new survey shows 40% of pet owners would give up their dog for a month, rather than ditch their phone. An online SMS marketing platform called "Simple Texting" polled more than 1,000 smartphone users in the…

COVID: CDC Removes Guidance About Airborne Transmission

(CNN) - Can coronavirus spread by breathing in particles in the air? On Friday, the CDC said yes but then abruptly reversed that new guidance. On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed language about airborne transmission…

Pine-Sol Cleaner Approved For Killing Coronavirus

(CNN) - The EPA has approved Pine-Sol original cleaner as a product that can kill coronavirus on frequently used surfaces. An EPA spokeswoman told CNN in a Sunday email that the product had met the criteria for use against…

Germany To Introduce New Measures For Autumn

(CNN) - The German Health Minister is aiming to introduce additional measures to fight COVID-19 as autumn quickly approaches. Minister Jens Spahn described various options including what some call, "temperature ambulances." They are locations where those with CPVOD-19 symptoms…

CDC: Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air

(CNN) - New guidance from the CDC reports that coronavirus can be spread through the air. Prior to this the CDC website reported that COVID-19 was spread between people within six feet of each other. It had also previously…

COVID: Model Updates Prediction With Fewer Deaths

(CNN) - A model that predicts the number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. is changing course. It's now forecasting fewer deaths in January that it previously expected. We are talking about the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation…

Astrazeneca Memo Details Vaccine Patient Illness

(CNN) - There's more information to report about what led to one of the major coronavirus vaccine trials being put on hold. CNN obtained internal safety reports from vaccine maker Astrazeneca about the participant who suffered neurological complications. The…

Hundreds Of Thousands' Get Vaccine In China

(CNN) - China's state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm said that "hundreds of thousands" of people in China have received COVID-19 vaccinations under an emergency use program. The company said it provided emergency vaccinations to high-risk groups, including medical professionals, diplomats…