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COVID-19: New variant discovered in UK as vaccine rollout hits milestone

The Brazilian COVID-19 “variant of concern” – first detected in the city of Manaus  – has been discovered in the UK. It comes after a new milestone was reached after it was confirmed more than 20 million people have now had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the UK. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel […]

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Coronavirus fatalities: World Health Organization figures disputed

The World Health Organization says only 3.4 per cent of the total number of people who contracted the virus have died from it. But this figure is being disputed. Some health experts believe the number would be much lower if more people were tested. Al Jazeera spoke to a Wuhan resident who barely had any […]

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New Coronavirus Strain Spreading In New York City | TODAY

Fears are mounting over a new strain of the coronavirus spreading fast in New York City that could potentially weaken the effectiveness of vaccines. But the U.S. is on the verge of a third shot, with Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine one step closer to approval. NBC’s Tom Costello reports for TODAY. » Watch TODAY […]

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CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Roosevelt S.’s Story

Roosevelt, who had a heart attack and six artery bypasses as a result of smoking, tells how his health problems prevent him from being active with his children in this video from CDC’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also […]

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Is COVID-19 here to stay?

ABC News contributor Dr. Darien Sutton talks about what coronavirus might look like in the future.

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South African COVID-19 variant spreading across US

The more contagious variant appears to chip away at the effectiveness of vaccines and has been identified in eight states.

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EU health agency chief says coronavirus likely to ‘remain with us’ | AFP

The world should be prepared for the coronavirus to continue to circulate long-term despite the roll-out of vaccines, the head of the EU’s health agency ECDC Andrea Ammon tells AFP in an interview conducted via video call. “It seems more likely that it would stay. It seems very well adapted to humans. So we should […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Land Revitalization and Community Health Programs

Laurel Berman, Environmental Health Scientist, Land Reuse Health Program Lead at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) discusses how incorporating health considerations in land reuse decisions can improve community health outcomes. Learn more about the Land Reuse and Health Program: https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/brownfields/index.html Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment […]

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CDC’s Are You Prepared? Video Contest

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invites you to be part of our Are You Prepared? Video Contest. Show us how you’re prepared for any emergency (including a zombie apocalypse) by submitting a short video to our contest website (http://prepare.challenge.gov). The winner will be featured on CDC’s homepage (http://www.cdc.gov) and YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/CDCStreamingHealth) for […]

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Hand Hygiene Saves Lives

Each year in the United States, patients get more than a million infections in the hospital while being treated for something else. The best way to help prevent infection is to practice proper hand hygiene. Hand Hygiene Saves Lives shows how patients can play an active role in reminding healthcare providers to practice hand hygiene […]

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