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CDC shortens quarantine for people exposed to Covid-19

Dr. Carlos Del Rio, Emory School of Medicine executive associate dean, suggests day 1 to 6 to quarantine and masking, but if the patient tests negative on day 7 to end the quarantine. This could reduce the strain on health workers, he says. Meg Tirrell joins Shep Smith to discuss what the Covid-19 test turnaround […]

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How The U.S. Plans To Distribute Covid-19 Vaccines

The initial doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccines could go out next month, if the FDA grants emergency authorization. There are also three other promising vaccine candidates in the pipeline from AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. The process of distributing the vaccine to the 330 million people living in the U.S., however, could […]

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World Health Organization holds news conference on coronavirus outbreak – 2/11/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a news conference Tuesday to update the public on the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed more people than SARS. As of Tuesday, more than 43,100 cases of coronavirus have been reported in over two dozen countries, resulting in at least 1,018 deaths almost exclusively in China. » Subscribe to […]

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Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine should be relatively safe and could be given in December

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the application for Pfizer’s Covid vaccine was sent today. It will take the FDA two to four weeks to review the application and the vaccine could be given to the first patients sometime in December. He joins ‘Closing Bell’ to discuss. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe […]

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World Health Organization updates on coronavirus outbreak – 2/6/2020

World Health Organization officials are holding a news briefing Thursday to provide updates on the new coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus has now killed at least 565 people worldwide and infected over 28,000 people in more than two dozen countries. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday that the number of confirmed cases grew by […]

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World Health Organization holds a briefing on the coronavirus outbreak – 7/23/2020

The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 15.2 million people worldwide and killed at least 623,800, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The WHO on Monday applauded newly published data by researchers at Oxford University and AstraZeneca on a potential coronavirus vaccine […]

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World Health Organization holds a news conference on the coronavirus pandemic – 5/1/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a press conference Thursday to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 3.2 million and killed at least 233,704 so far. The World Health Organization is investigating whether the coronavirus causes some children to develop a rare inflammatory disease, WHO officials said Wednesday. » Subscribe […]

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U.S. coronavirus cases are spiking to dangerous new levels

CNBC’s Meg Tirrell reports on the record spike in new coronavirus cases across the country. Hospitalizations and deaths are rising as well, as some states in the Midwest are running out of room in hospitals.

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World Health Organization holds a briefing on the coronavirus as cases surge — 11/2/2020

The World Health Organization is holding a briefing Monday on the coronavirus as the pandemic in the United States and Europe accelerates. On Saturday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a second national lockdown in England as coronavirus cases surge there. Last week, the WHO that some countries may need to shut down their nonessential […]

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WATCH LIVE: World Health Organization holds a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic – 10/26/2020

World Health Organization officials hold a press conference Monday to update the public on the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected more than 43 million globally, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic Turn to CNBC TV for […]

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