Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

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Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you need to stay safe and healthy.

Back at the Ball Game
12min 1sec left
The World Series is on and fans are in the stands. Watching professional sports, in person, during a pandemic, looks and sounds a lot different. CNN Sports Anchor Andy Scholes takes us inside the stad ...
Back at the Ball Game
12min 1sec left
The World Series is on and fans are in the stands. Watching professional sports, in person, during a pandemic, looks and sounds a lot different. CNN Sports Anchor Andy Scholes takes us inside the stad ...
Halloween Isn't Canceled!
11min 51sec left
This Halloween, don’t let the coronavirus scare you away from having fun. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to epidemiologist Dr. Tista Ghosh about alternatives to trick-or-treati ...
A Dilemma on a Dark Road in Georgia
10min 16sec left
CNN Senior Writer Thomas Lake tells the story of a dilemma he faced on a dark road in rural Georgia one night — and his fear that his wife and children might get sick because of a snap decision he mad ...
Avoiding the Virus and the Doctor
13min 7sec left
Earlier this spring, doctors around the country began to worry that fear of Covid-19 was keeping their patients away. Now, we’re starting to see the consequences of that. Today, CNN’s Chief Medical Co ...
The Mixed Messages on Masks
13min 57sec left
Confusion about mask wearing is rampant. The messaging from scientists about the importance of masks is being distorted by noise and conflicting approaches at every level — from the White House all th ...
Europe’s Second Wave
7min 54sec left
Curfews and closures are spreading in Europe in response to a second wave of the coronavirus. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at where the hot spots are and how different countr ...
Fact Checking Immunity, Travel & Masks
9min 51sec left
How long does our Covid-19 immunity last? Can we still get Covid-19 if we wear a mask? Did travel bans actually save lives? Today, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down some o ...
Basketball Practice With A Mask On
11min 26sec left
Top-ranked women’s college basketball player Rhyne Howard is facing a season like no other. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Howard about staying positive while training durin ...
Uncomfortably Numb
14min 47sec left
Around the world, more than a million people have now died from the coronavirus. Rationally, we know this is devastating, but emotionally, why can we feel so removed from it? CNN’s Chief Medical Corre ...
The Secretive and Essential Work to Find a Vaccine
11min 54sec left
The race is on for a Covid-19 vaccine, but behind the scenes there’s a secretive group that has the power to stop a vaccine trial in its tracks. That’s the Data and Safety Monitoring Board, or DSMB, a ...
How Climate Change Affects Covid-19
11min 48sec left
Can climate change make pandemics worse? CNN’s Chief Climate Correspondent Bill Weir talks to Alexander More, Assistant Research Professor at the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, a ...
Former CDC Directors Speak Out
12min 45sec left
CNN’s most recent Global Town Hall featured a conversation with five former CDC directors about how the U.S. is handling this pandemic. Check out today’s episode for excerpts from the special, hosted ...
What a Grocery Manager Won’t Say to Anti-Maskers
12min 25sec left
Enforcing Montana’s statewide mask mandate is part of supermarket manager John Steenwyk’s job. It puts him in the crosshairs of anti-maskers, and while he tells them a lot of things to convince them t ...
Taking Attendance in a Virtual School Year
11min 6sec left
With the school year underway and so many kids learning remotely, how are schools getting students to show up for class? CNN Correspondent Evan McMorris-Santoro talks with school attendance experts ab ...
Super Spreading at the White House
10min 10sec left
Since the September 26th ceremony at the White House’s Rose Garden, at least 15 people have tested positive for Covid-19, leading some to declare this is a possible super spreader event. But what does ...
The First Patient
11min 34sec left
Going all the way back to George Washington, many American presidents have faced serious health issues while in office. But their administrations have often hidden the true state of the president’s he ...
Trump Joins Coronavirus-Positive World Leaders
7min 2sec left
Last week the world learned that President Donald Trump had tested positive for Covid-19, joining the list of coronavirus infections with global implications. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanja ...
The President Tests Positive
3min 59sec left
Overnight, we learned President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for Covid-19. The diagnosis amounts to the most serious known health threat to a sitting American president in ...
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott Makes a Play
16min 34sec left
Soon after the Big 10 conference decided it would play an abbreviated football season, Pac-12 followed suit and announced it would have one, too. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks ...
The Big Ten's Big Decision
14min 50sec left
Two months ago, it looked like some of the best college football programs in the country wouldn’t see competition this year. But recently the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences both reversed course and de ...
Get a Flu Shot!
9min 8sec left
Flu season is around the corner, and this year it’s more important than ever to get a flu shot so we can try to avoid a “double-whammy” health crisis with both influenza and Covid-19 hitting the U.S. ...
When Wildfire Season Collides with the Pandemic
9min 58sec left
For the American West, this has been one of the worst wildfire seasons in history. On top of working to contain the fires, government leaders and emergency responders have also had to navigate contain ...
A Tragic Milestone
11min 6sec left
Over 200,000 Americans have died from Covid-19. One model predicts that the number will nearly double by January 1 if people don’t change their behavior. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gup ...
Inside WHO’s Battle Against the Pandemic
15min 13sec left
In a normal year, a job at the World Health Organization is already challenging. Now, it’s front and center in the global battle against Covid-19 while under fire from the President of the United Stat ...
Checking in with Dr. Anthony Fauci
15min 39sec left
The US just reached a grim milestone: 200,000 deaths as a result of the novel coronavirus. As part of the Citizen by CNN conference, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with Dr. A ...
Safe Voting 101
8min 20sec left
We’re six weeks away from Election Day, and voting may look very different this year. As the coronavirus continues to spread across the nation, it’s not too early to start making a plan for how you’re ...
Safety Questions for Reopening
10min 28sec left
As some states move forward with reopening, many people are still uncertain about the safest way to eat out at a restaurant, go to the movies, or hit the gym. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. San ...
Mental Health and Coping During Covid
9min 59sec left
A recent CDC study suggests more people are experiencing suicidal thoughts since the pandemic hit. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to suicide survivor and mental health advoca ...
3M CEO Mike Roman
11min 10sec left
Until six months ago, some of 3M’s best-known products were Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape. Now, the company has gained global attention for being the world’s largest manufacturer of N95 respirator mas ...
We’re in a She-cession
11min 57sec left
The economic recession caused by Covid-19 has disproportionately affected women, especially women of color. CNN Senior Global Affairs Analyst Bianna Golodryga speaks to Nicole Mason, President and CEO ...