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