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The US is starting to see 'glimmers' that social distancing could be slowing the spread of coronavirus -- but there's more to do, officials say


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:39:21 GMT

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Early clues -- in places like New York, California and Seattle -- indicate social distancing may be slowing the rate at which coronavirus cases otherwise would have increased in the United States.

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Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US


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These are the faces of some of the US coronavirus victims


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:34:37 GMT

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The number of people who have died in the United States after contracting the novel coronavirus continues to climb.

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Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:30:04 GMT

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It's the debate heard 'round the world: Should you or shouldn't you wear a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic?

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta remembers 'giant' of neurosurgery who separated conjoined twins


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:22:41 GMT

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Most will remember Dr. James T. Goodrich as a recognized giant of neurosurgery, the most experienced neurosurgeon in the world when it came to the delicate and daunting separation of craniopagus twins, those conjoined at the head. These separations, which involve months of planning and dozens of procedures, are among the most challenging in any field of medicine. I know, because I was with him for 27 hours as he operated on Jadon and Anias McDonald and allowed CNN to document the remarkable event. Even as a neurosurgeon myself, I had never seen anything like it.

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Masks can't stop the coronavirus in the US, but hysteria has led to bulk-buying, price-gouging and serious fear for the future


Created: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 12:48:37 GMT

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Panic over the novel coronavirus is hitting a fever pitch in the US. And despite repeated pleas from health officials not to purchase them, Americans can't stop snatching up masks and respirators.

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New Covid-19 listener questions answered: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for March 31


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:53:11 GMT

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As cases of Covid-19 rise, so do questions and uncertainties about it. In this episode, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds to some of the e-mails and voice messages listeners have shared.

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Men with erectile dysfunction may face a higher risk of early death, study says


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:44:29 GMT

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Erectile dysfunction isn't just an issue in the bedroom. It could also be an indication of a man's risk for heart disease and early death.

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Coronavirus death rate is lower than previously reported, study says, but it's still deadlier than seasonal flu


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:15:44 GMT

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How many people die after being infected with the novel coronavirus? Fewer than previously calculated, according to a study released Monday, but still more than die from the flu.

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Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:58:40 GMT

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What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19?

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What is coronavirus and Covid-19? An explainer


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:41:23 GMT

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Coronavirus. Just the word strikes fear into our hearts.

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Talking to your family about death and medical directives, amid coronavirus


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:40:02 GMT

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Long before she contracted Covid-19 at a Kirkland, Washington, nursing home, Barbara Dreyfuss made sure to document the wishes that would govern how she died.

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Coronavirus threatens other areas of scientific progress, researchers fear


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:33:29 GMT

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On a normal day, Maddie LaRue would wake up, head to her lab and get to work.

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More than 3,000 people in the US have died from coronavirus


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:07:33 GMT

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At least 3,003 people have died in the United States from Covid-19, according to a CNN tally of data from state health departments.

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Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:01:48 GMT

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President Donald Trump's decision to extend social distancing guidelines until April 30 came after officials reviewed 12 different statistical models, said Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, during a Sunday press briefing.

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Stress eating these days? Here's some help


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:20:56 GMT

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Stress eating is something that many people struggle with on a regular basis, when things are "normal." But with the coronavirus pandemic challenging us in different ways each day, it seems to have become an equal opportunity problem, affecting even those who don't typically eat in response to anxiety or other emotions.

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Deepak Chopra's meditation stream crashes as people tune in to the wellness guru


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 02:24:33 GMT

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During the coronavirus pandemic, many people are searching for some peace and relaxation any way they can get it -- but so many were searching for it on Sunday that their peace was cut short.

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New York neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of Covid-19


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:58:42 GMT

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Dr. James T. Goodrich, the neurosurgeon who allowed CNN inside a remarkable operation to separate twins Jadon and Anias McDonald, died on Monday after complications related to Covid-19, according to the hospital where he worked.

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Johnson & Johnson wants to start testing its coronavirus vaccine by September


Created: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 19:22:53 GMT

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Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson plans to begin human clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine by September with a goal of the first batches being made available for emergency use authorization by early next year, according to a company announcement released Monday.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta says that unless the entire country has a cohesive social distancing order, the projected coronavirus death toll of 100,000 to 200,000 is optimistic.

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Go There talks to Dr. Calvin Sun, a New York City emergency room doctor, who details the dire shortages healthcare workers are facing while fighting on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The handwashing gender gap and why it matters


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Women are more likely to wash their hands, use soap and scrub for a longer period of time than men after using the restroom -- although there is still a surprisingly large portion of both sexes who don't wash their hands at all.

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UK races to convert a convention hall into ICU


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The United Kingdom will open the doors this week on what could soon be the biggest intensive care unit in the country -- and it was built in about a week.

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White House prepares for US death toll from coronavirus to exceed 100,000 and warns next 30 days are crucial


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White House officials predicted a stark US death toll of more than 100,000 people from coronavirus, saying measures working to curb the spread of the virus are the only hope for keeping that total from rising further.

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Grief and fear after a Covid-19 death: Managing a double trauma


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Virtual funerals, social isolation and quarantine define grieving for the loss of our loved ones in the age of coronavirus. Here are some expert tips we hope will help.

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CNN's Sanjay Gupta expands on Dr. Fauci's recommendation that Americans who are not sick should wear masks in public.

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Navigating child custody in the time of coronavirus


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Shelter-in-place orders, regional lockdowns and overarching health concerns have forced parents to modify their usual custody schedules and rewrite routines.

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Social distancing appears to be slowing the spread of coronavirus in some areas but crisis won't end soon, officials say


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The two top infectious disease experts on the White House coronavirus task force think social distancing measures appear to be helping but reminded Americans they are going to have a significant effect on how many people in the Unites States die.

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The rush is on to build emergency field hospitals across the country in anticipation of coronavirus patients onslaught. CNN's Brian Todd reports how hospitals are using creative ingenuity in the face of dire shortages.

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